This webinar series, Moving from Collective Trauma and Compassion Fatigue Towards Resilience, is designed to address stress and vicarious trauma by fostering activities and engagement known to advance personal wellbeing. The last of four sessions is scheduled for April 10.
Speaker Dr. Tana Bridge is a professor of social work at Eastern Michigan University. She is recognized for her passion, expertise, and skills in engagement. She has a 30-year track record of excellence in teaching, service, and professional consulting. Dr. Bridge’s expertise in trauma, ethical practice and collaboration are common threads in all areas of engagement.
The third installment of this series is titled You Matter! Proactive Responses that Foster Resilience and Wellbeing Wellness, and requires both reactive and proactive responses to stress. This session provides an opportunity to expand "habits" to include activities that foster proactive responses to stress, healthy coping, and resilience.
Participants will learn the following objectives:
- Explore activities that are recognized as fostering wellbeing and resilience
- Advance skills in habit building
- Identify self-care activities they might explore and engage in.
There is no fee to attend however, registration is required. Download the flyer for complete details and CE information.
Learn more at www.cmham.org/collectivetrauma.
Questions? Email Anne Wilson at Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHA) or call 517.237.3153.
March 13, 2023, 9:00am – 10:00am EST
You Matter! Proactive Responses that Foster Resilience and Wellbeing (1 Hour)
Wellness requires both reactive and proactive responses to stress. This session provides an opportunity to expand ‘habits’ to include activities that foster proactive responses to stress, healthy coping, and resilience.
1. Participants will explore activities that are recognized as fostering wellbeing and resilience.
2. Participants will advance skills in habit building.
3. Participants will identify self-care activities they might explore and engage in.
April 10, 2023, 9:00am – 10:00am EST
Know Yourself: Stress, Secondary Traumatic Stress, & Moral Injury (1 Hour)
While stress impacts all people, secondary traumatic stress/vicarious trauma and moral injury uniquely impact those in the health and human service professions. This session will define and explore the impact of secondary trauma/vicarious trauma and moral injury. Opportunities to mitigate negative impact will be discussed.
1. Participants will explore the definitions and impact of secondary traumatic stress/vicarious trauma and moral injury.
2. Participants will explore indicators of personal impact.
3. Participants will identify opportunities to engage healing and self-care when experience impacts.