This course is designed employees who work with clients who have experienced traumatic events.
When participants complete this course, they will be able to:
- Know the differences between burn out and compassion fatigue
- Increase understanding of the impacts of secondary trauma
- Describe the symptoms of Vicarious Trauma
- Start the process of self-care practices within the workplace
Speak to us about our Vicarious Trauma Training and consultancy programs on how to develop workplace strategies to increase and maintain staff’s well-being.
Staff who work with clients who have experienced trauma, can be significantly impacted by hearing their trauma stories. As you know, Vicarious Trauma is listed as a Work Health and Safety Issue and employers are required by law to undertake the necessary steps to reduce these detrimental impacts.
Ground breaking science now identifies that if we experience traumatic events is linked to a reduction in telomere length, the shorter our telomeres are the more likely we are to prematurely age and prematurely experience age related diseases. The good news is that through specific activities telomere length can be boosted to increase overall health and wellbeing.
Reach Community Training offers employers and their employees a unique online training program to improve awareness of vicarious trauma to effectively manage its symptoms and reduce its negative impacts!
At the start of the vicarious training program staff are tested to ascertain their current levels of compassion fatigue, burnout, or vicarious trauma symptoms.
We offer exceptionally high quality, interactive and engaging online training programs to support staff to develop their knowledge and skills to promote and deliver quality informed trauma informed care.
Each training program can be modified to meet your own unique workplace policy and procedural requirements.