Category: secondary trauma

Register for Webinar: Self-Care for Justice Professionals

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse Trauma work significantly impacts the brain and body of justice professionals. This webinar will present interventions that a person can use to mitigate these effects; it will also discuss the personality types that are drawn to trauma work and working with other people’s trauma, and the self-care interventions appropriate for …

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Register for Webinar: Protecting against Stress & Trauma—Research Lessons for Law Enforcement

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice More and more attention has been given to police officers and their exposure to traumatic events as well as their prolonged involvement in stressful situations, environments, and working conditions. High stress can have precipitously negative effects on an individual’s mental health—including the onset of mental …

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Register for Webinar: Addressing Vicarious Trauma for the Individual

Hosted by the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center This webinar will present an online expert Q&A discussion on “Addressing Vicarious Trauma for the Individual.” Vicarious trauma (VT) is related to secondary traumatic stress and can happen when a victim service provider who uses controlled empathy becomes secondarily traumatized when working …

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Crisis Intervention Team International 2018 Conference

Hosted by Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) International, this annual conference provides an opportunity to learn how to develop or improve CIT programs, as well to discuss the latest research and best practices in these programs. Workshops include starting or improving a CIT program; how to build resiliency and survive secondary trauma for first responders and …

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Missoula Commissioner Rowley Speaks about Jail Diversion at National Conference

The Missoulian By Dillon Kato Missoula County Commissioner Cola Rowley was scheduled to speak at a national convention on Sunday about some of the efforts to reduce the number of people with mental illness who end up in jail. Rowley’s speech took place at the Stepping Up Summit, part of the National Association of Counties’ …

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