Date & Time
Sunday, July 21, 2024, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
302 a Correctional Staff Stress, Vicarious Trauma, and Compassion Fatigue

This presentation raises awareness about the impact of secondary trauma on correctional staff and explores supportive supervisory practices. Topics include identifying signs of secondary trauma and compassion fatigue and reviewing interventions and training. The presenter will discuss the correlation between correctional staff and first responders, the effects of trauma, and the impact on team effectiveness and patient care. The session emphasizes developing stress management and coping skills for individuals and teams.

Educational Objectives

  • Identify internal and external stressors
  • Discuss compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and burnout
  • Describe how personality and interpersonal relationships can reduce or reinforce stress

Level: Basic