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Workshop: Skills for Psych. Recovery: Secondary Trauma & Strengthening Our Workforce
December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
About this event
This workshop will highlight how the pandemic has contributed to increased Secondary Traumatic Stress among our workforce and will offer strategies and resources for creating a trauma-informed organization.
Strategies will include organizational and individual strategies to promote wellness.
Facilitated by COVID Support VT staff, this special training is delivered by UCLA recovery expert, Melissa Brymer.
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Melissa Brymer, Ph.D, Psy.D. is Director of the Terrorism and Disaster Program of the UCLA/Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress and its National Child Traumatic Stress Network. In this capacity, Dr. Brymer been involved with the development of acute interventions, assessment, and educational materials in the area of terrorism, disasters, public health emergencies, and school crises.
She is one of the primary authors of NCTSN/NCPTSD Psychological First Aid and Skills for Psychological Recovery and has served as a consultant for many Federal, state, and local agencies across the country and internationally after disasters, terrorism, school shootings, and other mass emergencies. Dr. Brymer was the lead advisor to the Newtown Public Schools Recovery Program, and has led the NCTSN’s response to COVID-19.