Empathic Strain & Secondary Trauma 101: Understanding the Essentials
November 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PDTFree
How do we stay well when bearing witness to suffering? What is the impact of hearing, seeing, and reading about trauma daily? Chronic exposure to difficult stories can lead to experiences of empathic strain and secondary traumatic stress.
These occupational hazards are normal and common – particularly when working with people in crisis. This session explores the impact of empathic strain and secondary trauma exposure on the physical and emotional well-being of helping professionals.