Trauma Exposure Response can reduce direct service and clinical staff’s capacity to be effective, caring, engaging, hopeful and enthusiastic in the delivery of services. It is essential for staff, with support and information from their supervisors to understand and attend to the possible impact of serving individuals and families with histories of childhood abuse and adversity. This training will present strategies and tools that supervisors can use in their program settings to address and help balance the impact of vicarious traumatization and secondary trauma.
• Define Trauma Exposure Response, Vicarious Traumatization, and Secondary Trauma
• Describe the impact on practitioners and their work
• Identify techniques that assess for and address Trauma Exposure Response
• Discuss supervisory strategies related to preventing and addressing Vicarious Traumatization & Secondary Trauma
This course is designed for direct service supervisors in behavioral health and other human services systems
Participants must attend entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All certificates will be emailed to participants within 30 business days of training.