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Self-Care for Caregivers and Professional Helpers

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)

Self-Care for Caregivers and Professional Helpers

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Self-Care for Caregivers and Professional Helpers

 

This presentation will explore the emotional and psychological impact of providing care to children who have special needs and for children who have experienced an emotional trauma.  Caregivers and mental health professionals will learn the signs and symptoms of Compassion Fatigue as well as ways to develop a self-care plan to manage the everyday stressors of caring for their children.   The presenter will provide participants opportunities to learn self-care strategies in a supportive environment.

 

Presenter:  Emily Driscoll-Roe, LCSW-C

Emily Driscoll-Roe, LCSW-C, is a supervising social worker at the Kennedy Krieger Family Center in Baltimore.  She received her undergraduate degree from Fordham University in 1993, and her master’s degree in Social Work from New York University in 1996.  She has provided therapeutic services to children, adolescents and their families since 1996, and has practiced in New York City; Dayton, Ohio; and Baltimore.  At the Kennedy Krieger Family Center, she received extensive training in the field of trauma treatment, with particular expertise in the area of sexual abuse.  Through her work at the Family Center, Emily became especially interested in the impact of vicarious trauma on clinicians working with traumatized families.  She co-founded the Center’s Vicarious Trauma Processing Group and provided in-house training on managing vicarious trauma and burn-out to therapists and trainees.

Audience:  Parents, Caregivers and Professionals 

This is a FREE training!!! 

When & Where


3901 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21211
Creamer Building, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room


Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)


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The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute is a multifaceted, interdisciplinary program serving children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), their families, and professionals in the community.  We base our services and trainings on evidenced-based practices.  One of our major endeavors is to develop new models of effective care that can be distributed to families and care providers on a national and international level.

To view previous STAR presentations and downloadable Power Point slides, visit:  www.kennedykrieger.org/star-trainings-archive

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