Vicarious Trauma in Healthcare Professionals

$35.00

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

See below for the outline, speaker biography, and more.

 

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Description

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

Objectives:
• To define vicarious trauma and symptoms
• To explain how vicarious trauma differs from compassion fatigue and burnout
• To learn about vicarious trauma assessment tools for staff and groups
• To explore the connections between personal history and healthcare work
• To learn coping strategies to prevent and manage vicarious trauma

Description:
This webinar for health professionals highlights the difference between vicarious trauma and other types of work related stress such as compassion fatigue and burnout.  Learn about trauma assessment tools, how symptoms manifest, and also the connection between personal history and healthcare work. Finally our speaker will guide you through coping strategies to prevent and mange vicarious trauma.

Who Should Attend?:
• Nurses, Physicians, & Health Care Professionals in Direct Care Settings
• Emergency Department Staff, Critical Care staff
• Pediatric Staff, Staff in Mental Health and Addictions
• Social Workers, Psychologists, OT’s, PT’s, RT’s
• Occupational Health Nurses, Managers, Educators, HR staff

Sarah Allen Benton, MS, LMHC, LPC, AADC

Sarah Allen Benton is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Co-Owner of Benton Behavioral Health Consulting, LLC. She is currently the Director of Clinical Services at Aware Recovery Care home-based addiction treatment in North Haven, CT and Clinical Consultant for The Strathmore House transitional sober living for men in Boston, MA. She worked previously as an outpatient therapist specializing in addiction treatment at Insight Counseling in Ridgefield, CT; Turnbridge young adult male addiction treatment in New Haven, CT; and at McLean Hospital at McLean Brook transitional living program for dual diagnosis in Belmont, MA. She is author of the book, “Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic” and has been featured frequently in the media including the NY Times and has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, NPR and is a blogger for PsychologyToday.com. She has been in long-term recovery since 2004.