Leading Resilient Teams

January 28, 2021
8:45–11:00am CST
9:45–12:00pm EST

The Great Lakes MHTTC offers this training in partnership with People Incorporated Mental Health Services Training Institute for behavioral health professional in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI

More and more workers are being exposed to the distress and suffering of others as part of their work. Compassion fatigue is a natural and inevitable response to the toxic stress caused by this exposure, and left unchecked leads to exhaustion and burnout. An important role of a leader is to promote the health and wellbeing of their teams by deliberately emphasizing team care, resilience, and compassion satisfaction in the workplace. This class takes the learner through specific leadership strategies to do this.

Learning Objectives

  • Warning signs of compassion fatigue on your team
  • Creating shared values to build resilience
  • Developing leadership stories to answer the “why”
  • Motivating staff through storytelling
  • Building protective teams

Target Audience

Social workers, case managers, outreach workers, mental health practitioners and professionals, addiction counselors and professionals, nurses


Russ TurnerRuss Turner, MA, MS, is the Director of the People Incorporated Training Institute. During his 14-year tenure he has developed and taught a curriculum of training classes and workshops in a wide variety of subjects related to behavioral health from crisis de-escalation to motivational interviewing. His audience includes mental health professionals, social workers, case managers, addiction professionals, law enforcement, healthcare professionals, and organizational leaders. He trains trainers, works with management, and has consulted and coached on numerous mental health related training projects. He has worked as a teacher or trainer for over 25 years in a variety of countries and settings including Japan, the Czech Republic and the UK. His teaching philosophy is that adults learn best when they are challenged, the material is applicable to work situations, and sessions are interactive and engaging.

People Inc

Starts: Jan 28, 2021 8:45 am
Ends: Jan 28, 2021 11:00 am
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