Empathy & Justice in Action: National Provider Training for Mental Health Professionals on Mass Violence, Trauma and the Promotion of Victim-Centered Recovery Efforts
Date and time: Wed, June 28, 2023, 12:00 pm -1:30 pm
Description: Empathy and Justice in Action is a comprehensive training designed to equip clinicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to support individuals affected by traumatic events effectively. This training explores various crucial topics, including the long-term recovery from mass violence exposure, preparing clinicians to provide services to victims of mass violence, and much more. Virtual Presentation and Q&A Session Free to ALL Give an Hour Providers NASW 1 Free CE CREDITS
Additionally, the training emphasizes the importance of clinicians recognizing their activators or biases surrounding trauma. Through an engaging lecture, case study, interactive discussions, and practical exercises, participants will gain the insights, strategies, and tools needed to provide compassionate and culturally sensitive care, ultimately contributing to the healing and resilience of individuals and communities affected by mass violence and trauma.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of the training, mental health professionals will be able to:
- Gain insight and develop a comprehensive understanding of the impact of mass violence and trauma.
- Learn and apply the Ring Theory framework in the context of mass tragedy sites.
- Recognize personal biases and cultural considerations in trauma work.
- Provide compassionate and culturally responsive care.
- Implement self-care strategies and techniques to maintain personal well-being.
- Identify resources and support systems for the most impacted individuals.