How to Avoid Trauma Overload: Moving away from shame, identifying triggers, and implementing self-care practices when working with clients experiencing trauma
Thursday, April 16, 2020 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Centrum Office Center – 24901 Northwestern Highway, Suite 422, Southfield, MI 48075
3.0 CE Hours for Social Work (MICEC) and MCBAP (RELATED)
Course fee: $54, includes refreshments
Presenter: Mark McMillan, LMSW, CAADC
From social media and other news reports, Social Workers are bombarded with messages about “burnout” and “self-care.” However, if you are treating clients with severe trauma or you are a health care provider who experiences vicious trauma, do you really understand and practice these concepts? If not appropriately processed, stress, anxiety, and burnout can begin to overwhelm you and prevent you from being your authentic self. You will learn how to recognize the unhealthy mental patterns and lifestyle habits that contribute to emotional numbness and exhaustion. You will also gain some new insights into using helpful coping skills that can work to prevent burnout or bring you back from the brink of anger, frustration and feelings of hopelessness. Come share your stories and learn about strategies for bringing a sense of wholeness and healing back with you to your practice; and realize you are no longer alone.