Facilitating Debriefs Skills Clinic
Debriefing offers a valuable opportunity to review activities undertaken.
We can all improve our debriefing skills. This skills clinic will give participants resources to develop their capability for effective debriefing.
The program will run over 2 days:
Thursday 26 August: 10.00am-1.00pm AEST
Friday 27 August: 10.00am-1.00pm AEST
Who should attend?
- instructors and simulation designers
- operational personnel, including incident management teams and functional unit leaders
- emergency centre coordinators and managers
- those responsible for near-miss investigation reporting and after-accident reviews
- those responsible for after-action reviews (operational and non-operational)
- personnel involved in lessons management.
Participants will learn about:
- The steps to prepare, build, and conduct a debrief
- strategies to ensure a debrief actively engages participants
- how to make debriefs challenging and safe learning environments
- using effective techniques (and avoiding some common, ineffective ones)
- acquiring skills to overcome potential barriers that inhibit learning
- strategies to facilitate discussions of different perspectives to support lessons management characterised by mutual understanding
- linking debriefs to organisational learning.
Expression of interest process
To express your interest in attending this skills clinic, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christine Owen and Cameron Scott bring their extensive evidence/practice-based expertise to deliver a highly interactive, engaging and valued skills clinic.
Christine is an organisational behaviour and learning researcher with over 25 years’ experience in investigating decision-making, teamwork, coordination organisational culture and change in safety-critical environments. She has been engaged by industry in a number of practitioner reviews and evaluations of major emergency events. Christine conducts research into high consequence decision-making, leadership, teamwork, and collaboration in domains including aviation, medicine, emergency management, and public safety. She is passionate about transforming research evidence into practice to improve working lives.