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In Conversation with Ann O’Neill: The Journey of Trauma Recovery through HOPE

Traumatic events often have long-term and widespread impacts, not only for individuals but also families, communities and support services.

For practitioners and professionals supporting those impacted, it can be difficult to know how best to help.

In this special webinar for World Trauma Day, Dr Ann O’Neill OA will discuss the various types of trauma and ways to support trauma recovery through the HOPE framework.

Learning outcomes

In this webinar, you’ll gain an understanding of: 

1) the ‘3 E’s’ of trauma 

2) the trauma continuum 

3) the 6 key principles of a trauma-informed approach to care 

4) models to frame the journey of trauma recovery 

5) how HOPE can sustain people who are affected by trauma.

Ideal for

Professionals working in community services organisations, health services, social work, counselling, and family relationship services.

About the presenter

Dr Ann O’Neill AO is considered an inspiration by many. A survivor, social worker and trauma recovery expert, she works with those impacted by extreme trauma and the people who support them. Her story of triumph over severe hardship and her commitment to improving the lives of others by sharing her wisdom, be it attained via academic, practice or personal means, is matched by few. Ann delivers funny, engaging and well-structured engaging presentations that will not only inspire but educate people, equipping them with knowledge, tools and strategies to overcome and thrive personally and professionally.


75 minutes of content and 15 minutes of moderated Q&As.

Registration information

Registrations close 48 hours before the webinar start time.

If paying by invoice, proof of payment needs to be provided at least 24 hours ahead of the event.

In addition to the live event link, all registrants will receive a link to the webinar recording post-event.

When you click to book, you will be taken to our payment gateway. Once you complete your registration you will receive an email detailing how to access your learning event in our Moodle Learning Management System.

Webinar requirements

In order to participate in this webinar, you will need access to the following:

  • Desktop or laptop computer
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Headphones
  • Microphone/speakers
  • Webcam (built in to your computer, or input separately)

Contact us

Training and Development Team
Phone: (03) 8573 2222
Email: [email protected]


3 - 4:30pm AEDT on Tuesday 17 October 2023

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