This session will investigate core issues surrounding healing from and working with trauma. Topics include medical and psychosocial aspects of healing and counselor issues such as empathy fatigue and resiliency. Skills/resources that support clinical work will be highlighted. Attendees will develop a personalized roadmap for increasing competency when working with trauma survivors.
Differentiate crisis intervention from trauma counseling,
Examine core issues surrounding healing from trauma, and
Explore key skills and practical resources counselors can use to increase their own level of competency in working with individuals and communities who have experienced trauma.