The Chester County Department of Emergency Services presents
Stress Management for the Trauma Service Provider
Course Description: Explore the “Stress Continuum,” the levels of stress including eustress (i.e., beneficial, motivating stress), traumatic stress, burnout, countertransference, compassion fatigue or secondary PTSD, and vicarious traumatization which may occur as a result of helping others. A discussion of coping strategies for those who work with traumatized children will also be offered. Individual self-report exercises and an experiential group support session will assist the participating trauma provider in assessing their own level of stress through sharing personal experiences with others. Stress management self care techniques will be presented, experienced and discussed.
Audience: This course is appropriate for all mental health professionals, emergency services personnel, peers, chaplains, and other disaster responders.
Date: March 7th & 8th, 2019
Location: Chester County Public Safety Training Campus (137 Modena Road, Coatesville, PA 19320)
Time: 9am to 5pm both days (Registration from 8:30am to 9:00am)
Cost: Free (supported by the Southeastern PA Task Force)
To register: https://destraining.chesco.org/StressManagement