Healthy Empathetic Engagement for Helpers




2 Hours

About the Workshop

Learning Goals: Participants will learn about healthy and unhealthy empathetic engagement with trauma survivors. In addition they will evaluate how helping work is currently affecting them. Participants will learn new ways to engage in self-care as a helper.

Objectives: Participants will engage in a facilitated learning session and discussion focused on exploration of the concept of vicarious trauma. This session will also evaluate how their current work impacts them via a dyad and group discussion. Participants will learn about self-care as a helper and will engage in at least two self-care activities: utilizing peer support and mindfulness to decrease stress.

Prices vary based on number of participants. Travel and lodging cost may apply.