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
- Discuss supervisory strategies for preventing and addressing the impact of Trauma Exposure Response
Clinical & direct service supervisors in behavioral health and other human service systems
Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within the 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All CEU certificates and certificates of attendance will be received through the DBHIDS Learning Hub. Once you have completed your evaluation you will have access to your CEU or Certificate of Attendance through your DBHIDS Learning Hub Account.