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TRAINING IS NOW FULL! Email for wait list.

Online Zoom Course

ONLINE: Oct. 23, 30 & Nov. 6, 2023

3 Week Training | Mondays

  • Starts Oct 23
  • 1,150 US dollars
  • Online Zoom

Course Description

*Discounts or scholarships available to qualifying agencies and individuals, please contact Tami at tami.hinesh@vitalhearts for eligibility before registering! TIME: 9:00AM MT - 4:30PM MT TRAINERS: To be announced. DAY ONE Unit 1: Introduction of Vicarious Traumatization Objective: To honor and bring awareness to the commonality of participants’ care-providing experiences; to foster an open and safe environment for participants to share their Secondary Traumatic Stresses. Unit 2: A Normalized Appreciation of Secondary Traumatic Stress Objective: To help participants normalize their personal stress reactions; to reduce the shame some care- providers feel about suffering these consequences of their work; to bring awareness to how trauma is also a body-centered experience. Unit 3: Attachment to the Outcome of the Work Objective: To help healthcare providers shift their work style away from an over-personalized involvement; to find less self-critical ways in which to perform this work. DAY TWO Unit 4: Acknowledgement of Multiple Motivations: Why do you do what you do? Objective: To recognize how unexamined multiple motivations and sought personal growth benefits make healthcare providers vulnerable to vicarious trauma reactions. Unit 5: Time Line Mapping of Careers Objective: To help providers understand their career history in order to invigorate their present work capacity; to appreciate what triggers their vicarious trauma reactions. Unit 6: Empathy vs. Compassion Objective: To appreciate the costly misuse of empathy and teach care-providers to learn instead to work from a place of compassion. DAY THREE Unit 7: Self-Care Plan Objective: To create a powerful self support tool for managing the stresses of caring for the traumatized. Unit 8: Personal Resiliency Within Healthcare Organizations Objective: To appreciate how your organization supports its professionals and, regardless of its limitations, to understand the need for personal resiliency. Unit 9: Tolerating My Great Worth Objective: To overcome barriers that keep providers from receiving the full measure of self esteem available from their work. Unit 10: Trauma Service as a Life Path Objective: To appreciate the special human implications of caring for the traumatized

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Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation, regardless of scholarship status, within three business days of the training start date, will not be issued a refund.  You may elect to send an appropriate substitute. ​ ​If you have been given a full scholarship and you cannot attend the Secondary Trauma Resiliency Training, your obligation is to find an appropriate substitute.

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