From Monday 20 to Wednesday 22 November VSE is holding a Winter School on Supporting Victims of Terrorism with participants from our member and partner organisations France Victimes, V-Europe, APAV, Slachtofferhulp Nederland, Offerrådgivningen i Danmark, Steunpunt Algemeen Welzijnswerk, Weisser Ring, Victim Support Russia, NATAL while the lectures will be provided by VSE’s An Verelst, Ilse van de Walle, Levent Latan and guest experts and speakers.
During these three days participants of the Winter school will have the opportunity to learn more about Traumatic reactions in Victims of Terrorism, identification, psycho-education and support of victims & Support techniques and principles of supporting victims of terrorism.
VSE’s report How can the EU and the member states better help victims of terrorism will be presented as an introduction to the working sessions.
Participants will also have the opportunity to exchange best practices on supporting victims terrorism across the European Union and world and learn about the importance of the peer support for victims of terrorism.
Trainers and guest speakers will also introduce participants of the winter school into the work with vulnerable groups of victims of terrorism & Needs assessment of victims of terrorism.
The Winter school will be closed with two working sessions: Vicarious Trauma and building resilience in victim support workers & Planning, preparation and prevention