What you get by completing this session

  • 55 mins of CPD

    A 55 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like!

  • Certificate of Completion

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What you'll learn in this expert session

Trauma can affect people in many ways. Gill Hicks is globally known as a survivor of the London terrorist Bombings on July 7th, 2005. This moving presentation will showcase the power of the human spirit to triumph over trauma and surviving a life from trauma. Be inspired while gaining a greater set of tools to encourage and develop people’s ability to navigate change and gain an appreciation for their personal ability to thrive.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand skills to develop young people’s ability to navigate change
  • Discuss how personal narratives can be used to inspire and encourage reflection
  • Apply strategies, techniques and methods available to encourage a positive mindset

About the Expert

Dr Gill Hicks AM

Gill Hicks is considered one of the most thought provoking and powerful speakers in Australia and the UK. She is globally known as a survivor of the London terrorist Bombings on July 7th, 2005. In 2007 Gill founded the not for profit organisation M.A.D. for Peace, a platform that connects people globally and aimed at both deterring anyone from following the path of violent extremism and building sustainable models for peace, drawing upon Gill’s previous roles within the Arts. Gill has made it her mission to use her experiences and her new body form to positive effect.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to complete this course

    • Instructions

  • 2

    From trauma to strength

    • Summary and learning objectives

    • Trigger warning

    • Video lecture (55 mins)

  • 3

    Document your CPD here

    • CPD Documentation and Reflection Activity Tool

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