course »Holistic Techniques for Reducing the Impacts of Trauma: for Self and Clients within Child Welfare Services

Date: 7/20/2017, 9:00 am—4:30 pm
County: Solano County
CEUs: 6
Location: Fairfield
Sponsor: A Better Way, Inc.
Phone: 510-601-0203
Bearing witness to the personal traumas of our clients and exposure to public traumas such as gun violence and terrorism, can result in vicarious traumatizing (VT) for helping professionals. VT can negatively impact one’s professional work and personal life. Learn holistic approaches to prevention and addressing vicarious traumatization. In this course participants will assess their level of vicarious traumatization, learn and experience a variety of techniques for addressing VT (including art, breath work, visualization and methods from energy medicine and energy psychology) and develop a plan to prevent and address VT.

  • Explain at least 4 potential ways vicarious traumatization can impact helping professionals in their work and personal lives;
  • Recognize and assess at least 3 signs of VT in themselves;
  • Describe at least one art therapy technique for addressing VT;
  • Develop an individualize prevention and intervention plan;
  • Use at last 2 visualization techniques to address VT;
  • Describe 2 breathing techniques to address fight or flight;
  • Implement at least two energy medicine or energy psychology techniques to address VT.