Date & Time
Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
149 Coping With Occupational Stress*

Correctional stress happens to us physically and emotionally when work exposes us to distressing situations. Even on a good day, it is a serious hazard for staff working in corrections. The pandemic and other national events have unbalanced our lives. Recognizing how these events impact chronic stress exposure will help staff maintain the high judgment necessary to optimally cope. The speaker will explore these risks and share ways to reduce the impact through life-balancing techniques.

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss correctional stress and its impact in today's environment
  • Explore correctional stress as an occupational risk
  • Review choices for stress prevention and intervention