Training & Consultancy
Criterion A can provide consultancy on treatment, training and approaches tailored to your needs. We specialise in providing consultation and training to organisations and individuals around the world. Our focus is on trauma and Human Rights abuses. This includes provision to mass populations, specific trauma such as psychological torture in extraordinary rendition or events arising from State interference. We are also expert in psychological difficulties such as PTSD arising from all events.
Dr. Brock Chisholm has provided training to several groups such as NGO’s, Legal Firms, Mental Health Trusts, students and healthcare workers. Dr. Brock Chisholm is also a visiting lecturer at The Royal Hospital of Tropical Medicine and Diseases and Queen Mary’s, University of London.
Dr. Brock Chisholm is on the list of experts for the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative hosted by The Stabilisation Unit under the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The initiative was created by UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and promoted by UN special envoy Angelina Jolie.
Training examples include:
CBT for PTSDa two day workshop for Aneurin Bevan NHS Mental Health Trust
Working therapeutically with refugees and asylum seekers for several organisations and conferences
What is PTSD?
Working with people with PTSD in a refugee camps
Survivor led intervention for victims of torture
Psychological Intervention for ex-prisoners of CIA prisons
Working with Victims of Trauma in The Legal Profession
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Trauma and Psychosis.
One and two day workshops for:
South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy pre- conference workshop
Glasgow NHS Mental Health Trust
Belfast NHS Mental Health Trust
Camden and Islington NHS Trust
Charlie Waller Institute for Evidence Based Psychological Treatments
British Psychological Society
British Army and Ministry of Defence
Some of the workshops were in collaboration with other clinicians.
Legal and NGO
Training and Consultation to staff at Bullwood Prison in working with torture Survivors who are prisoners.
Working with survivors of torture in a legal framework for Redress
Self Care when working with people who suffered human rights abuses
Dr Brock Chisholm has also provided training and consultation for Reprieve in Tunisia to staff who work with people who were in Guantanamo Prison.
He also co-authored the self help book for people who have been released from Guantanamo Bay.