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On demand | Webinar | Maintaining your wellbeing as a dispute resolver in the face of challenging and stressful times

with Gerard Hoffman

On demand | Online
"A fabulous webinar. Gerard is warm, wise and articulate. Offering great tools and guidance."
"Really great timing with all that is going on in the world, and very relevant to me as a personal injury mediator. Very grateful for this session."

Maintaining your wellbeing as a dispute resolver in the face of challenging and stressful times

  • What is the context we are facing now that is leaving many of us fatigued, anxious and languishing?
  • How does this impact on our wellbeing and on the wellbeing of our clients?
  • How can we learn to protect ourselves from burnout, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue?
  • Practically what can we do to build our wellbeing and ensure that we thrive in our work as dispute resolvers and in our lives?

Gerard Hoffman a Clinical Social Worker, Counsellor, Trainer and Restorative Practitioner facilitates this interactive session which he intends to be empowering and practically relevant for all of us.

Register yourself and gain valuable CPD points.

Can’t attend? Register anyway and we’ll send you the recording within 5 working days after the event.


About the speaker

Gerard Hoffman
Counsellor, Facilitator, Trainer,
Wellbeing Consultant,
Registered Clinical Social Worker

Gerard has spent the past 35 years working in a range of clinical social work, counselling, therapy and leadership roles in justice, health and tertiary education settings in New Zealand and Australia. This has included clinical work in child, youth and family mental health services, relationships counselling services and family violence and sexual violence treatment and prevention.

For the past twenty two years he has also been in leadership and management roles within hospital/district health board and University health and counselling services.

Gerard has also worked extensively in the areas of restorative practice, suicide prevention, wellbeing promotion and in presenting and providing training in the areas of sexual violence prevention, suicide intervention, psychological first aid, coaching, and individual and organisational mental health and wellbeing promotion.