In this critically important, but highly stress-filled field, skills to sustain one’s personal resilience and prevent the burnout that constant stress, and particularly toxic stress, can cause, are critical. Not only to maintain personal and career satisfaction, clear thinking, and heart-felt connections, but also to sustain one’s health and a sense of humor, on the job and as well as at home.
In this training, you will learn many ways to reduce vicarious trauma and stress. Learn what constitutes good ‘trauma stewardship’. Gain skills to release accumulated stress that is negatively impacting your attitude, energy and your health. Find out which situations especially evoke your suffering and/or a stress reaction and how to work with them immediately and successfully. Learn how to both honor the grief, and maintain your sense of humor and your personal world view that supports your good work when it is toughest. Sleep longer and more soundly.
Reenergize your body and refuel your mind. Find your inner place of calm, practice mindfulness and self-compassion techniques
We will come to understand, apply and / or practice: