Trauma-Informed Care and the Focus on Staff
Moving from Compassion Fatigue to Compassion Satisfaction
Self-care is a top priority in trauma-informed care initiatives. We know that the effects of working in behavioral health and human services can take its toll, and working in a trauma-informed way requires focus, self-awareness and positive energy. Thus, a trauma-informed approach prioritizes taking care of our employees, each other and ourselves.
Watch this webinar to discover:
- Compassion fatigue, secondary traumatic stress, vicarious trauma and burnout.
- The importance for all staff members to prioritize self-care.
- Steps you can take to move from compassion fatigue to compassion satisfaction
- How focusing on self-care will strengthen the quality of the services you provide
Karen Johnson, LCSW
Director of Trauma-Informed Services, National Council for Behavioral Health