Students in remote communities – counselling, collaborative practice and the impact of trauma.
Dr. Meegan Brown, Queensland University of Technology
Meegan is a lecturer and the Study Area Co-ordinator of the Master of Education School Guidance and Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology. She worked for over 20 years in remote schools as a teacher, Principal, Guidance Officer and Senior Guidance Officer. Her research and teaching interests include trauma aware education, rural and remote education, and educator’s experiences of working with students living with the effects of trauma, and school guidance and counselling.
Meegan will be talking
– about working in remote areas as a guidance practitioner,
– about working with students living with the effects of trauma – what we need to consider as guidance practitioners,
– about working collaboratively with others to support students living with the effects of trauma,
– through a case study, a discussion of counselling approaches that best support students living with the effects of trauma.