Trauma Literacy for News Leaders

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Trauma Literacy for News Leaders

10 Mar 2021
South Asia & Asia Pacific
Australia

An exclusive leadership training program for newsroom editors and chiefs of staff

 

WAN-IFRA is pleased to be working with Dart Centre APAC in Australia to offer this special training series on how to protect against and prevent trauma and help newsrooms build resiliency. This comprises an introductory webinar followed by a set of three in-depth sessions for a smaller select group of applicants to equip them with the skills to support colleagues exposed to trauma, educate staff on self-care and basic trauma literacy, and put in place workplace processes which safeguard employees’ mental health and well-being.

Applications for the March intensive training programme for news managers below closed on Monday 15 February. Thank you for your interest!

10 March 10am IST | 12:30pm SIN/HK | 3pm AEDT       Manager Training Session 1: Support 

17 March 10am IST | 12:30pm SIN/HK | 3pm AEDT           Manager Training Session 2: Educate

24 March 10am IST | 12:30pm SIN/HK | 3pm AEDT           Manager Training  Session 3: Process 

Bonus Opportunity!

Following the manager training, organisations who have participated will be invited to apply for a special bonus consulting program. Up to two organisations will be selected to work closely with Dart Centre consultants to develop policies and protocols to build a trauma-resilient newsroom. This is an extraordinary opportunity that will only be open to participants in the leaders’ program.

 

Speakers

Topics

Topics

  • 1

    What is Trauma?

  • 2

    Harassment, Trolling and Psychological Impact

  • 3

    Trauma in the context of online journalism

  • 4

    Managers' Duty of Care

  • 5

    Practical tips for newsroom leaders to help trauma-impacted staff

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Who should attend?

Newsroom editors and chiefs of staff who are aware of the impact of trauma on newsroom teams and have some basic understanding about the relationship between trauma and journalism. 

Newsroom management who wish to learn how to improve their skills in supporting and educating staff and build processes and policies to respond to workplace risks of trauma exposure.

You are invited to nominate candidates in your newsrooms who could benefit from these new skills and knowledge.

Up to two participants per organisation may be accepted for this intensive training.

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Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes for these three 90-minute webinars

  1. Understand how to identify and support staff who are trauma exposed using Psychological First Aid adapted for the media industry

  2. Discover how to talk with staff about basic trauma literacy and promote self-care in the newsroom and destigmatizing mental health impacts

  3. Learn how to apply newsroom processes that address organizational duty-of-care principles regarding trauma mitigation
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