course »Working With Trauma Survivors in the Social Services Field

Date: 3/14/2023, 9:30 am—12:30 pm
County: -Training Offerings
CEUs: 3
Sponsor: Family Paths, Inc.
Phone: 510-893-9230
Training Summary: Survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and other forms of trauma play a key role in providing services to foster and Juvenile Justice invloved youth. Despite the importance of their role, many agencies have struggled to effectively work with survivors. “Working with Trauma Survivors/Lived Experience Experts in Social Service Settings” will help agencies learn how to more effectively work with survivors to enhance their professional development, improve team cohesion, and increase the quality of service delivery, so they can provide higher quality services to foster and juvenile justice involved youth. Participants will be able to: – Discuss the difference between tokenizing and empowering survivors. – Learn effective communication skills to collaborate with survivors. – Develop clear roles and expectations for survivors advocates within their agencies. – Increase their understanding of the importance of individual supervision for survivors working in the social services field.  
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