Date & Time
Monday, November 1, 2021, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
420 Secondary Trauma in Corrections: Interventions and Insights*

This session will explore secondary trauma as it affects correctional health care staff and supervisors. Learn the signs and symptoms of internal and external stressors, anxiety, secondary (vicarious) trauma, and compassion fatigue. The experience of secondary trauma and limited emotional and professional space to process these experiences can significantly affect team effectiveness and patient care. Attendees will discover interventions for individuals and teams for developing stress management coping skills.

Educational Objectives:

Differentiate the signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue, secondary/vicarious trauma, and burnout

Examine how personality and interpersonal relationships can reduce or reinforce stress

List healthy ways to manage and/or adapt to stress

Level: Basic

Mental Health