Participants in this two-day course will learn to identify and monitor indicators and symptoms of secondary traumatic stress conditions and their impact on themselves and those they supervise. Students will learn to recognize important differences among vicarious trauma, secondary traumatic stress, compassion fatigue, and burnout and their implications for job performance. This course will address how to make better-informed decisions about particular strategies to prevent and diminish the effects of secondary stress conditions in specific situations and contexts.
This course will also address issues related to organizational culture and environment and provide meaningful methods for addressing workload and organizational response strategies.
Learners are required to register for both days of this course.
Counts as Secondary Trauma course for Trauma Certificate Program
Counts as Required course for Supervision Certificate Program