CE: Strategies to Address Vicarious Trauma
Presenter: Nicole Klasey
This training will discuss vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, and moral distress that can arise in the social service field. When individuals don’t intentionally care for themselves, it can lead to burnout, premature department from an organization, etc. The trainers will discuss strategies participants can utilize to increase their self-care to be more resilient and compassionate. It’s essential for social service providers to prioritize our overall well-being so we can model it to the youth and families we work with.
Objectives - At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- Define the concept of vicarious trauma in the context of out-of-home care
- List three strategies to promote well-being when working with youth impacted by
- Describe the importance of compassion for self and others served
Nicole Klasey, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist who has worked with trauma survivors for 14 years. She currently consults with agencies on trauma-informed care, programming for commercially sexually exploited youth, vicarious trauma, and leadership development. Nicole has been training multidisciplinary audiences on trauma-related topics since 2015 and provides guest lectures at local universities on human trafficking. She has developed several of the training curriculums that are being utilized in Los Angeles County and throughout California to better equip social service providers on working with commercially sexually exploited youth. She has been an expert witness on commercial sexual exploitation and trauma in court. She has authored two books on commercial sexual exploitation and authored prevention and intervention curriculums for the population. In 2018, Nicole was awarded the State of California Senate Certificate of Recognition by Senator Joel Anderson.
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CE Hours: 6