Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Stress Management for the Trauma Service Provider
This two-day training is for all who work with traumatized people. The training will 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. This course is appropriate for all mental health professionals, emergency services personnel, and peer counselors.
This training provides 13 hours of Continuing Education Credits for the following licenses: Psychologist, Professional Counselor, Psychological Associate, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapist, Chemical Dependency Counselor, Peer Specialist, Supported Employment Specialist and Certified Family Partner. Upon successful completion of the training, you must complete an evaluation to receive any applicable certificates.