Developed in collaboration with the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, the following toolkit is intended to assist health centers and community-based programs in
Date: January 20, 2021
Description: This webinar offers a combination of self-care and organizational practice strategies to help prevent provider burn out and bolster staff readiness for implementing CUES, as well as trauma-informed and healing-centered practices. Lifetime exposure to violence is common and working with clients who are experiencing or have experienced trauma/violence can trigger painful memories and trauma for staff. A personal history of exposure to violence increases risk for experiencing secondary traumatic stress. We share trauma-informed approaches offered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that recognize how trauma affects all individuals involved with the program, organization, or system, including its own workforce. Numerous studies tell us that in order to do this complex work the needs of providers cannot be ignored. Providers need supports for themselves and within their systems to promote healing centered engagement, which will also be covered in this webinar.
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