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Sustaining Yourself in the Movement: Self-Care and Resiliency Tools (Howard...

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Howard County Library, Miller Branch

9421 Frederick Rd

Ellicot City, MD 21042

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Sustaining Yourself in the Movement: Self-Care and Resiliency Tools

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  1. Define and understand the causes and warning signs of compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and burnout;
  2. Understand the benefits behind practical applications of self-care strategies and theories behind vicarious trauma; and
  3. Examine their own coping skills and identify individual protective factors and resiliency strategies both in the work setting and outside work

Presented by:

  • Jess Staskal, Project Manager, Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

Who Should Attend?
Any professional that works directly with domestic violence survivors, their children, or abusers:

  • Domestic Violence Service Providers (Shelter Staff, Advocates, Therapists, Abuser Intervention Staff)

What’s the content level for this training?

Basic & Intermediate

  • Basic: For professionals just beginning their work with survivors, or who have not had much training on working with survivors. (0-2 years’ experience)
  • Intermediate: For professionals who have a basic understanding of best practices for working with survivors. (2-5 years’ experience)
  • Advanced: For professionals who are senior managers and/or have been trained extensively on working with survivors. (5+ years’ experience)


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Are Social Work CEUs available?
    • Yes! 2.5 Hours Category 1 Social Work CEUs are available.
  • How much are Social Work CEU’s?
    • Social Work CEUs are free if you are an Individual Member of MNADV, or you work or volunteer for an organization that is a Member of MNADV. The cost is $15 for non-members. Please bring payment via check or exact cash to the training. Learn more about the benefits of MNADV Membership here.
  • When will I receive my Certificate of Attendance or Social Work CEU?
    • We will make every effort to email you your CEU certificate within 2 weeks of the training. Please email Hiba Ahmed at hahmed@mnadv.org with questions.
  • I lost my CEU or Certificate. Can you re-send it?
    • Yes. Please email Hiba Ahmed at hahmed@mnadv.org.
  • Is parking available?
    • Yes – free parking is available on-site. Please do not park in the marked spaces.
  • Do I need to print the Eventbrite ticket?
    • No – once you receive a confirmation email, you are registered and do not need to print your ticket.
  • Is food available?
    • No, food will not be served, but a refrigerator, microwave, coffee, and tea will be available on-site.
  • Is this location handicap-accessible?
    • Yes, ramps and elevators are available at this location.
  • Will printed handouts be available?
    • Yes, PowerPoints and handouts will be printed and available for participants.
  • What is your cancellation policy?
    • If you need to cancel your registration, please do so at least 48 hours in advance, as many of our trainings have a waitlist. To cancel, please email hahmed@mnadv.org.
  • I can’t make it anymore, but my colleague can. Can this person take my place?
    • No - please cancel your registration and have your colleague register on their own so they receive any email instructions prior to the training.
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