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The Mental Health Toll on Law Enforcement Presentation Slide
The Mental Health Toll on Law Enforcement: Burnout, Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Traumatic Stress
June 16, 2020

The webinar is designed to assist those serving in law enforcement to help identify common mental health issues that pertain to the unique nature of the work that they do. Participants will be able to identify and distinguish between secondary traumatic stress, compassion fatigue, burnout, and trauma which can occur as a result of the work that they do and to develop resilience in light of the impact of these components on their total health. In addition, they will be able to identify strategies that will enhance their overall health and functioning.

 

Webinar Objectives:

  • Define vicarious trauma and traumatization, secondary traumatic stress, compassion fatigue, burnout, resilience, and vicarious resilience
  • Discuss how working with a traumatized population affects law enforcement staff
  • Provide suggestions for assessing your own levels of vicarious trauma and traumatization, secondary traumatic stress, compassion fatigue, burnout, resilience, and vicarious resilience
  • Identify particular strategies that enhance both personal and professional resilience and self-care

 

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