Increasing Staff Capacity to Respond to Intimate Partner Violence/Human Trafficking During COVID-19
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Operations
Resource Subtopic: COVID-19, Administrative Policies, Human Resources, Recruitment and Retention.
Keywords: Occupational Health and Safety, Policies and Procedures.
Year Developed: 2021
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
National Health Network on Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking
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Resource Summary: This webinar offers a combination of self-care and organizational practice strategies to help prevent provider burn out and bolster staff readiness for implementing CUES, as well as trauma-informed and healing-centered practices.
Resource Details: Lifetime exposure to violence is common and working with clients who are experiencing or have experienced trauma/violence can trigger painful memories and trauma for staff. A personal history of exposure to violence increases risk for experiencing secondary traumatic stress. We share trauma-informed approaches offered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that recognize how trauma affects all individuals involved with the program, organization, or system, including its own workforce. Numerous studies tell us that in order to do this complex work the needs of providers cannot be ignored. Providers need supports for themselves and within their systems to promote healing centered engagement, which will also be covered in this webinar.