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CE Type: 
SW
PCB
CPRP
APA
IACET
# of CE's: 
5.0
0.5 IACET CEU's

This interactive course addresses the impact of direct service work-related trauma on behavioral health and other human services staff. A theoretical framework is presented with methods for staff to assess any impact of trauma exposure on themselves and colleagues.  Strategies for preventing and addressing trauma-exposure through staff building resilience are presented. A trauma-informed peer consultation model to support staff is discussed

Learning Objectives: 

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the nature of Trauma Exposure Response;
  • Discuss assessing signs of vicarious traumatization;
  • Identify strategies for coping with trauma-related responses and enhancing resilience;
  • Examine a model of peer consultation that helps address vicarious traumatization.
  • Describe how peer consultation is different than other staff meetings and groups
Intended Audience: 

This course is designed for all levels of staff in behavioral health & other human services agencies

Instructional Level: 

Introductory

Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits.