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REPEAT PRESENTATION -- New Title and Update: Replaces Impact of Trauma on Staff: Addressing Vicarious Trauma

This session runs from 9:00 AM- 3:30 PM.  Registration begins at 8:00 AM.

The Cost of Caring: Supports for Staff in Trauma-Related Work.

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About This Course

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

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Completion Requirements: 

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

Location Information: 
BHTEN training is held on the 7th floor of 520 N. Delaware Ave, at the corner of Spring Garden and Delaware. The entrance is on Spring Garden St.