24. June 2019 - 9:00 till 15:30
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Recognizing and Managing Secondary Traumatic Stress (Thomasville) | The Vashti Center | Monday, 24. June 2019

This course is designed to educate various helping professionals on Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) and its impact.  Participants will learn how to assess STS symptoms in themselves and others, explore factors that help to protect professionals from the negative effects of STS, and discover strategies to use these protective factors to manage STS.  Participants will also assess their own personal and professional self-care and develop STS management plans.
 Topics Covered
At the conclusion of this training, participants should be able to:

Explain the potential negative impact of STS on their personal and professional lives, their organization, and the children and families they serve
Distinguish between Secondary Traumatic Stress and other stress-related conditions
Identify risk factors and symptoms of STS
Identify strategies to manage STS
Develop an individual plan to manage STS