ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Dr Sharon Johnson is a Registered Counsellor with the HPCSA. Sharon completed a Masters at Stellenbosch University working with teachers dealing with HIV/Aids in schools.  Her Ph.D. examined interventions with teachers in high-risk schools using an evolutionary approach to brain health. Her Post-doctoral Fellowship research was in an education and care centre for behaviourally-challenged adolescents on the Cape Flats. She was awarded a prize at Stellenbosch University for completing her PhD in two years. Sharon has been published internationally in academic books dealing with the care and education of high-risk children. She is busy completing her own book: Triumph over trauma and tribulation based on her post-doctoral research at the youth care and education centre. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT CPD POINTS IS WITH THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA (HPCSA).

Spaces are limited please book early to avoid disappointment, for further information email: marykan@cornerstone.ac.za  or call her at (021) 448 0050 ext. 2229.

WHAT WILL BE COVERED IN THE WORKSHOP?

  • What is a trauma and resiliency informed school?
  • Challenges of shifting from a punishment to care ethos
  • Difference between dealing with crisis and trauma in schools
  • Statistics and facts in South Africa
  • Research into care for the teacher and staff
  • The healthy brain
  • Interventions for schools, teachers and parents
  • Interventions for traumatised children

WORKSHOP DETAILS:

Date:   Tuesday, 4 September 2018,

Time:  9:30 am – 3:30 pm (registration starts 9:00 am)

Venue:  Cornerstone Institute, Cnr. of Durham and Victoria Roads Salt River

Costs: The registration fee for the workshop is R800 pp. person. Light Lunch and refreshments will be served (Cornerstone students pay a discounted fee).

CPD points: 5 CPD points with HPCSAIf you would like to attend, kindly complete the attached Registration Form and email it to marykan@cornerstone.ac.za by Friday 31st August 2018 – 13:00 pm

Banking Details:  Cornerstone Institute
Bank: Nedbank
Branch Code:  102 510
Account Number: 107 503 0285
Swift Code: NEDSZAJJ
Reference: CPD & SURNAME 

Please send proof of payment to marykan@cornerstone.ac.za. If you would like to pay by cash/card please may arrangements to do so with Maryka by the Friday 31st August 2018

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