Event » 2024, January 25- Help for the Helper: Strategies to combat burn-out, promote healing at workplace, and address secondary traumatic stress

  • Start Date: 1/25/2024
  • End Date: 1/25/2024
  • Registration Start Time: 8:15 AM
  • Hosted By: CIBHS

Event Description:

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 

Virtual Training

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 work?

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?

You 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 well-being.

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. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. To define secondary traumatic stress (STS), burnout, and related conditions
  2. To identify warning signs and reactions related to STS
  3. To understand how STS intersects with identity, culture, race, and historical trauma
  4. To describe and practice strategies for enhancing resilience for individuals and teams


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.

For all questions regarding the training and registration, please reach out to Gayaneh Karapetian at gkarapetian@cibhs.org

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