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Gaudenzia Professional Development Seminar "Transformative Work: Addressing...

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Airport

4509 Island Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19153

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On November 9, 2018, Gaudenzia will be presenting the 2018 Professional Development Seminar, featuring Elizabeth Vermilyea, Ph.D. The topic of discussion will be “Transformative Work: Addressing Vicarious Traumatization.” The event will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport, 4509 Island Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153, from 8:30am-4:00pm. Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments throughout the day will be provided to our guests. Historically, this event attracts approximately 200 guests, targeting human service, nursing, psychiatric, and behavioral healthcare professionals, in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. Continuing Education Credits will be available for participants. In keeping with our mission, Gaudenzia’s goal is providing this educational event to teach fellow professionals and the public about Substance Use Disorder and related conditions, and raise awareness of Gaudenzia’s work in the community.

About Dr, Vermilyea:

Elizabeth Vermilyea, PhD, is the Director of Personnel and Staff Development for Bayberry, Inc., an organization supporting persons with developmental disabilities. She is also an independent consultant specializing in education, training, and program development for implementation of Trauma-Informed and Trauma-Focused Care. Elizabeth has created and delivered customized traumatic stress education programs and consultation to a broad range of professional, paraprofessional, and public audiences in the U.S. and Canada. She provides substantive, interactive workshops on the pervasive effects of trauma, symptom management, compassion fatigue/vicarious traumatization, the impact of victimization on individuals and relationships. Elizabeth is the author of Growing Beyond Survival: A Self-help Toolkit for Addressing Symptoms of Traumatic Stress and co-author of Risking Connection in Faith Communities: A Training Curriculum for Faith Leaders Supporting Trauma Survivors.

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8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast


9:00-9:20 Housekeeping & Introductions


9:20-10:00 How Helping can Hurt: Six realms

Risk factors for Compassion Fatigue (CF), Vicarious Traumatization(VT), Secondary Traumatic Stress(STS), and Burnout

Signs and Symptoms

Exercise: Individual Signs of CF, VT, STS


10:00-10:15 Break


10:15-12:00 Countertransference (CT): Making good use of discomfort

Small Group Exercise: Identifying types of CT and how they can help or hurt


12:00-1:00 Lunch


1:00-2:30 Coping and Making Meaning, Personal Self-Care Plans

Hope & Despair


2:30-2:45 Break


2:45-3:45 Organizational signs of CF, VT, & STS

Implementing Regular Assessment through Use of the ProQOL

Exercise: Addressing CF, VT, & STS at an organizational level.


3:45-4:00 Questions & Answering


4:00 Evaluations & Certificates

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