Strategies for Preventing and Addressing Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, and Vicarious Trauma
JUNE 3, 2022 | 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
Deadline for registration is June 2
This training is approved for CE for social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists in the state of Ohio. This training is approved for chemical dependency treatment counselors in domain C7 and prevention professionals in domain PR1 (renewals only) in the state of Ohio.
Level of Course | 100 Beginner
It is important that crisis intervention workers and mental health providers understand how to prevent and address burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma. As these issues develop, providers struggle and are at an increased risk of negatively impacting those served. In this session, risk factors associated with these issues will be discussed. Strategies that can prevent these issues from developing will be discussed as will intervention strategies. Attendees will engage in self-assessment and experiential activities that will help them to consider how their work is helping them and what they can do to be well and provide the best care possible to those they serve.
- Describe burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma and associated effects.
- Describe how to prevent burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma.
- Identify strategies for addressing burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma.
9:00 am – Basics of burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma and self-assessment
10:15 am – BREAK
10:25 am – Prevention of burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma and self-assessment
11:15 am – BREAK
11:25 am – Addressing burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma and self-assessment
12:00 pm – Q & A
12:15 pm – Close
Participants are required to stay logged-in for the Q&A portion of the training for successful completion, as it is part of the educational portion of this course.
Presented by Victoria Kress, PhD, LPCC-S, NCC, CCMHC
Director, Clinical Mental Health and Addictions Counseling Programs, Youngstown State University
Victoria E. Kress, Distinguished Professor, Ph.D./LPCC-S, NCC, CCMHC is the director of the clinical mental health and addictions counseling programs at Youngstown State University. She served as a governor appointed member of the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. She has been the recipient of over 40 professional and community service awards, most of which for her advocacy, leadership, scholarship, community service, and mentorship initiatives. She has also received awards for her work with people who have intellectual disabilities, for empowering girls in her community, for her sexual assault prevention efforts, and for her child abuse advocacy work. She has published over 130 refereed articles and book chapters, and she has co-authored 5 books on counseling youth and adults. She has been recognized in a number of publications as the top producer/publisher in counseling journals over the past two decades. She served as the associate editor of the Journal of Mental Health Counseling, and as an editorial board member for many counseling journals. She is a past president of Chi Sigma Iota International, the Association for Humanistic Counseling, and the Ohio Counseling Association; she is a past ACA Midwest Region Chair; and she is the current president of the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. She has volunteered and worked in Malawi, Zambia, Rwanda, and Tanzania, promoting mental health awareness and training, and the professionalization of counseling.
Evaluations will be distributed within 24 hours after the training via email. You will receive a link where you can submit the completed evaluation. The links come from our Qualtrics survey software, so please be sure to check your spam folder. Evaluations must be completed to receive CE credits. Certificates will be emailed to you within 30 days of the training date.
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The Ohio State University College of Social Work, (Provider: RCST111747), is an approved* provider for The State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist (CSWMFT) Board. *All courses hosted by CSWCE are approved for this Board unless the course description states otherwise.
The Ohio State University College of Social Work, (Provider: 50-24068), is an approved* provider for The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals (OCDP) Board. *Courses that have been approved for this Board will note the appropriate content areas in the course description.
The Ohio State University College of Social Work, (Provider: 1628), is approved* to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 4/30/22-4/30/25.
*Courses that have been approved for this Board will have the above statement listed in the course description.
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