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Vicarious Trauma

In summary the 90 minute webinar will focus on strategies and tools to move from vicarious trauma to vicarious growth.

When and where

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NL Housing and Homlessness Network East Drive St. John's, NL A1A 1S6 Canada

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About this event

  • 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

**Presented by the Eastern Health Mental Health & Addictions Team**

This presentation is designed for front-line community workers and will introduce the concepts of Vicarious Trauma.

Topics Covered

  • How do you deal with the difficult stories and increasingly complex situations? 
  • Where do they go at the end of your work day? 
  • How do you deal with the lack of resources to help your clients? 
  • Did you know this would be part of your job? 
  • Were you trained for this?

Learning Objectives 

  • What is Vicarious (secondary) trauma
  • Increase awareness about the impact of our work on us and our lives 
  • Identify what we can change personally, professionally, organizationally 
  • Decide where to begin 
  • Take away a diverse set of tools for your tool box