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A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices

  • Coatesville VA Medical Center 1400 Blackhorse Hill Road Coatesville, PA, 19320 United States (map)
Developing Empathy for the LivedExperience Of Psychiatric Disability
A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices

A unique learning opportunity during which participants experience what is commonly referred to as auditory hallucinations.

This 3-hour training includes:

  •   Presentation on the phenomenon of hearing distressing voices

  •   Simulation experience

  •   Discussion period

    Training participants will learn about the subjective experience of hearing distressing voices, increase their understanding of the day-to-day challenges facing people with psychiatric disabilities, become more empathic toward voice hearers, and be inspired to consider changes in clinical practice which would better address the needs of people who hear distressing voices.

    9am 12:30 pm 9am -12:30 pm

*Location: Coatesville VA Medical Center 1400 Black Horse Hill Road Coatesville, PA 19320-2096 Building 38, 2nd Floor, Room 224

*Cost: Free


*Dates for 2017: January 27th


May 17th 1pm -4:30 pm


October 26th


*Audience: This workshop is for Veterans, family members, CVAMC staff, veteran service organizations, community mental health providers/agencies, certified peer specialists, WRAP facilitators and advocacy groups. Please Note: This training is designed for only “non-voice hearers.

*To register, please email or call Pamela Armentrout or 610-384-7711 ext. 4955
For questions about this training, please contact Dr. Jenna Mercadante or 610-384-7711 ext. 2252


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