Who needs our help

We will serve all those 5 million who have been exposed to the risk of PTSD as a result of traumatic incidents

CITIZEN TRAUMA

INTRA FAMILIAL TRAUMA

TRANSPORTATION INCIDENTS

CRIMINAL VICTIMISATION

Observed domestic violence

Observed parental/partner homicide

Terrorising attacks by psychotic parents/household heads

Family murder

Slaying of family by children

Intra familial hostage and kidnapping

Observation of suicide/attempted

Sexual abuse

Motor Vehicle accidents

Pedal cycle and motor bike accidents

Pedestrians hit by cars

Train collisions and accidents / railway crossing / suicide on railway

Cash-in-transit robberies

Murder and attempted murder

Hostage situations and kidnapping

Hijacking

Housebreaking and robbery

Stabbing

Gang-related incidents

Weekend Violence

Witnessing rape or sexual assault

Train violence

Farm murders

FIRE

VIOLENCE OVER RESOURCES

RITUALS AND RITUAL MURDER

Shack fires

Residential fires

Mountain and bush fires

Exploding fires

Taxi violence

Marine resource conflict

Human trafficking

Xenophobia

Bundu Courts

Bush Circumcision

Genital mutilation

EXPLOSIONS/BLASTS

MOB BEHAVIOUR / HOOLIGANISM

GUN RELATED INCIDENTS

Land mines

Homemade bombs/pipe bombs

Firecrackers

Gas blasts

Politically motivated explosions

Hand grenade explosions

Festivity violence

School violence

Vigilantism

Grievance and protest violence

Piracy

Driveway shootings

Accidental shootings

Politically motivated shootings

Relationship related shootings

Risk taking, challenge shootings

Drive-by shootings

FREAK ACCIDENTS

TRAUMA IN SCHOOLS

ANIMAL RELATED INCIDENTS

Drowning / pool deaths

Electricity related

Lightning

Collapsed building walls

Falls to death/ parachuting

Accidents while playing

Violence

Accidents

Hate crimes against children

Hate crimes against teachers

Protests by learners

Attacks by domestic animals

Attacks by wild animals

Maltreatment of animals

ORGANISATION AND EMPLOYEMNT TRAUMA

POLICE

MILITARY

SECURITY COMPANIES

Incident violence – criminal action

Incident violence - perpetration

Direct and third party exposure to death and injury to colleagues
Targeted personal revenge attacks Mob / protest control violence

Direct and third party exposure to crime results – bodies/ physically injured survivors/ mentally distraught survivors and relations or friends

Direct and third party exposure to all other citizen trauma and consequences while on duty

Moral, social, philosophical and spiritual trauma

Dereliction of duty due to criminal threat and manipulation

Incident violence – enemy action

Incident violence - perpetration

Death and injury to colleagues

Direct and third party exposure to combat results – bodies/ physically injured survivors/ mentally distraught survivors and comrades

Command trauma – issuing of orders and observation of traumatic effects observation of the traumatic consequences

Explosions and blasts as above

Mob behaviour as above

Gun related incidents as above

Direct and third party exposure all citizen trauma while on duty /deployment

Moral, social, philosophical and spiritual trauma

Incident violence – criminal response

Incident violence - perpetration

Direct and third party exposure to death and injury to colleagues

Targeted personal revenge attacks

Direct and third party exposure to crime results– bodies/ physically injured survivors/ mentally distraught survivors and relations, friends or comrades

Direct and third party exposure to all other citizen trauma and consequences while on duty

Moral, social, philosophical and spiritual trauma

Dereliction of duty due to criminal threat and manipulation

EMERGENCY MEDICAL

RESCUE SERVICES

TRAUMA COUNSELLORS

Incident violence – criminal and distraught person actions

Direct and third party exposure to death and injury to colleagues

Direct and third party exposure to crime/accident results – bodies/ physically injured survivors/ mentally distraught survivors and relations, friends or comrades

Command trauma – issuing of orders and observation of traumatic consequences such as lives lost or injuries sustained as a consequence

Direct and third party exposure to all other citizen trauma and consequences while on duty

Moral, social, philosophical and spiritual trauma

Incident violence – criminal and distraught person actions

Direct and third party exposure to death and injury to colleagues

Direct and third party exposure to crime/accident results – bodies/ physically injured survivors/ mentally distraught survivors and relations, friends or comrades

Command trauma – issuing of orders and observation of traumatic consequences such as lives lost or injuries sustained as a consequence

Direct and third party exposure to all other citizen trauma and consequences while on duty

Moral, social, philosophical and spiritual trauma

Intensity of third party exposure to traumatic narratives and explanations by those they are coaching, mentoring, counselling etc.

Occupational trauma – issuing of advice or orders and consequent observation of traumatic consequences such as lives lost or mental or physical injuries sustained as a consequence

Direct and third party exposure to all other citizen trauma and consequences while on duty

Moral, social, philosophical and spiritual trauma

 

(With sincere thanks to Dr. Mariette van der Merwe, Department of Social Work, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.)