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Preparing for trauma exposure
Working with traumatized people can erode workers’ compassion and empathy as the shared experience of trauma becomes overwhelming. Resiliency refers to the ability to withstand the stresses and strains of life and work and have a strong capacity for adaptation. Resilient people tend to display certain personality traits, but in addition have robust daily practices that keep them mentally and physically strong. This class explores the problem of chronic unremitting stress on our overactive and distracted brains and offers a set of different skill sets for robust mental health that can be learned and practiced by anyone.
Recognize warning signs of vicarious trauma
Examine key areas of physical health and active relaxation skills
Increase positive emotions and counter negative thinking
Addressing the “why” of caregiver work
MN Board of Social Work
2.0 CEUs (CEP-275)
MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
LADC: 2.0 CEUs (2022.CE.ADC.143)
LPC/LPCC: 2.0 CEUs (2022.CE.297)
MN Board of Nursing
This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
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