Understanding Secondary Traumatization and Promoting Self-Care for Social Workers
Sponsored by NASW Ohio, Region 7 (Dayton)
November 10, 2015
Green Co. Dept. of Jobs and Family Services
541 Ledbetter Rd.
Xenia, OH 45385
This workshop is designed to explore the explore the concept of secondary trauma. We will identify strategies to prevent secondary trauma and techniques for healthy self-care. Topics covered will include:
- Definition of secondary traumatization and its sources
- The signs and symptoms of secondary traumatization
- Self-examination for work-related stress and secondary traumatization
- Basic strategies social workers can use to be prevent secondary traumatization and improve self-care
Please dress in layers. We will have limited control over the HVAC for the space. We learn better when we’re comfortable! Please also consider bringing a notebook, pen, and highlighter. Handouts will be provided, but the presentation is primarily lecture and discussion.
For more information, email Tosha Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org.