Moving from Collective Trauma and Compassion Fatigue Towards Resilience: Understanding the Biology of Stress & Vicarious Trauma with Focus on Proactive & Reactive Wellness Opportunities (Part 1)
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This four-part series focuses on moving mental health providers, teachers, first responders, and their supervisors from overwhelming burnout, anxiety, and fears towards resilience. This training is not specific to only Michigan–everyone is welcome to join!
Note: You must register for each session in this series separately. Each session listed in the training schedule below is linked to its unique event registration.
January 9, 2023: Understanding the Biology of Stress & Vicarious Trauma with Focus on Proactive & Reactive Wellness Opportunities
February 13, 2023: Reactive Responses to Acute Stress
March 13, 2023: Proactive Responses that Foster Resilience and Wellbeing
April 10, 2023: “Know Yourself”: Stress, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Moral Injury
Participants will be able to:
- Describe the biological reactions to stress and vicarious trauma
- Distinguish between reactive and proactive responses to stress and vicarious trauma
- Understand the relationship between stress, secondary traumatic stress, and moral injury
Registrants who fully attend this training may be eligible to receive a certificate of attendance. Certificates for this series will be distributed by the hosting agency, Community Mental Health Association of Michigan.
Dr Tana Bridge, PhD
Dr. Tana Bridge is a professor of Social Work at Eastern Michigan University. She is recognized for her passion, expertise, and skills in engagement. She has a 25-year track record of excellence in teaching, service, and professional consulting. Dr. Bridge’s expertise in trauma, ethical practice and collaboration are common threads in all areas of engagement. She currently serves on many local and state-wide committees. Dr. Bridge has several awards and certifications. She is the recipient of a Trauma and Loss Consultant of the Year Award from the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children and the Marshall Service Award, Excellent Teachers Engaging Alumni Award, and the distinguished Ronald W. Collins Award. She is licensed in both clinical and macro practice.
The Great Lakes MHTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.