Burnout, Secondary Trauma & Self-Care – Online Training offering – Sept. 25th
Join us for a 3-hour training that will help you identify and mitigate burnout and secondary trauma.
Participants will be able to distinguish between concepts of Burnout, Secondary Traumatic Stress, Vicarious Trauma, and Compassion Fatigue
Participants will learn to identify symptoms of Burnout and Secondary Traumatic Stress and the impact on our professional and personal lives
Participants will learn individual self-care strategies for preventing and mitigating the effects of Secondary Traumatic stress
Participants will be able to develop an individualized self-care plan
Trainer: L. Faye Perkins, LISW-S, CTP-C, Laura “Faye” Perkins is a Behavioral Health Consultant who provides education to Children’s Services staff to promote best practices in meeting the behavioral health needs of clients, and to support child welfare staff who are vulnerable to burnout and secondary traumatic stress. Faye believes that empowering helpers and healers through education about the impact of secondary trauma exposure, as well as the buffering effects of self-care, promotes resilience and retention of our greatest resource – the people who serve vulnerable populations. Faye has over 18 years of social services experience, including over 12 years experience in Children’s Services Hamilton County Job and Family Services, where she was recognized as an outstanding frontline worker. She has received commendations from the Department of Veterans Affairs for her advocacy in cultural competency in treating Veterans who identify as LGBTQ+. Faye is certified in Trauma Responsive Care through the Tristate Trauma Network, and she is a Certified Trauma Practitioner-Clinical. Faye has trained Hamilton County Job and Family Services staff and Central Clinic Behavioral Health staff in areas of trauma, trauma-responsive care, secondary trauma, and self-care strategies. Faye is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with supervisory designation, and she enjoys incorporating her training in mindfulness and yoga into training and consultation. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Kentucky and a Master’s degree in Social Work, with an emphasis on child and adolescent trauma, from Northern Kentucky University.
Cost: $20 for TTN Members (with code); $30 for Non-Members
CEUs: OH Counselor & Social Work CEUs are being provided by: Beckett Springs.
TTN is a provider of IN Category 1 CEUs.
Free Trauma-Informed Care Offering! “Prioritizing Your Staff’s Wellbeing During a Pandemic and Beyond” – August 25, 2020
The pandemic has brought an increased need to make sure agencies are operating in trauma-informed ways. Join us as we bring together a panel of trauma-informed agency leaders to discuss ways in which they’ve worked to encourage and support staff well-being during this time.