Help for the Helper: Strategies to combat burn-out, promote healing at workplace, and address secondary traumatic stress
January 25, 2024 | 9:00AM – 12:00 PM (PT)
Trainer: Alison Hendricks, LCSW
Up to 67% of mental health workers may be experiencing
burnout. Working with
traumatized individuals and families can impact providers in many ways -
emotionally, physically, and mentally.
Are you exhausted, tired, sad, angry, or anxious because of your
Do you struggle with feelings of inefficiency at your job?
Does it appear that your weekends and vacations do not properly
address and manage your feelings of fatigue?
are not alone! This workshop will help you understand Secondary Traumatic
Stress (STS), identify common warning signs and reactions, and learn strategies
for addressing STS so that it does not get in the way of your work or your
This workshop is
intended for anyone who is in the frontline of providing direct care in their
communities. Whether you are an individual practitioner or an
administrator/manager who aims for workforce retention, this workshop is for
you. Take the time to take care of yourself and your staff.
- To define
secondary traumatic stress (STS), burnout, and related conditions
- To identify warning signs and reactions related to STS
- To understand how STS intersects with identity, culture, race, and
- To describe and practice strategies for enhancing resilience for individuals
This training will be held via zoom. Zoom link and training
handouts will be distributed a week prior to the workshops first day.
There will be No Continuing Education for this offering.
There is no known commercial support for this webinar.