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Watch Out! It’s Coming: Secondary Trauma and What to do About It

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Spring Arbor University

950 Trade Centre Way

Suite 300

Portage, mi 49002

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THIS TRAINING IS FUNDED THROUGH A GRANT AND IS FREE FOR CHILD WELFARE WORKERS. If you are not a child welfare worker and are interested in attending, please contact the organizer for further details.

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Trauma exposure is inevitable in the field of Child Welfare. Exposure to trauma changes people. This training will focus on the charge social workers have to ensure proper self-reflection and self-care. Workers will understand the significant impact that secondary trauma has on their perception of the world around them and on work with clients experiencing trauma. Workers will conduct a self-assessment and move toward identifying personal solutions to handling secondary trauma.

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1. Workers will be able to define Secondary Trauma and Trauma Stewardship and understand their importance in the field of child welfare.

2. Workers will be able to identify warning signs of secondary trauma and assess personal risk.

3. Workers will formulate a personal action plan to improve effectiveness in their field work.

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