Vicarious Trauma and Self-Care Strategies

Course Description

Self-care should be an individual priority, but it cannot be achieved without support from your professional and personal communities. True self-care requires support and resources from leadership. This workshop provides an overview of the research on the vicarious trauma of working with families impacted by trauma. There will be opportunities to self-assess how your professional community is helping in prevention of burnout and concrete opportunities for growth.

Learning Objectives

1. Increase understanding on the impact of vicarious trauma and how it negativity impacts caring professionals

2. Apply resources such as the quality-of-life scale to help self-check their own risk for burnout

3. Utilize tools to assess how their workplace handles burnout and how they do/do not prioritize self-care

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