Recognizing and Preventing Secondary Trauma
Secondary trauma often happens slowly, starting with compassion fatigue and evolving into burnout and vicarious trauma. Identify your risk factors and then learn how to practice trauma-informed care for yourself and those you serve, plus get tools for building your own resiliency. Only you can prevent secondary trauma, with knowledge and self-care.
Patricia Clason, RCC has 33 years of experience with trauma survivors, guiding their emotional healing through emotional intelligence (EQ) intensive programs. A professional speaker, trainer, consultant and coach, Patricia has led weekend retreats for military veterans, Healing Warrior Hearts, and ... read more
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Define secondary trauma and the conditions that put people at risk for developing burnout and vicarious trauma
- Assess your organization and how you approach your job and life for secondary trauma risk factors
- Build a tool kit to help you prevent burnout and secondary trauma, both personally and professionally
- Measure your resiliency skills and create a plan for prevention and wellness