Understanding and Managing Secondary Traumatic Stress

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Thu, 02/21/2019 - 9:00am
South Fulton Service Center
5710 Stonewall Tell Rd.
College Park, GA

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-and-managing-secondary-trauma...


This five hour workshop is designed to improve your understanding of 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 a self-care plan.

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 students
  • Distinguish STS from other stress related conditions such as burnout
  • Identify risk factors and symptoms of STS
  • Describe STS protective factors
  • Identify strategies to manage STS
  • Develop an individual self-care plan