Location: Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 3, Oakland, CA
Trainer: Beverly Kyer
Course Description: Oakland Unite providers are witnesses at the front lines of violence in Oakland's communities-- which means that we are often coping with violence committed against our clients or their families and communities. This can trigger, traumatize, or burnout our valuable staff members doingimportant front line work. This training provides Managers with tools and techniques for helping their staff manage stress, vicarious trauma, and compassion fatigue. This training encourages Managers to understand staff's and their own vulnerabilities and recognize the warning signs of secondary and vicarious stress. Managers will be provided with strategies to promote a trauma-informed work environment and support the maintenance of professional and personal well-being of its valued staff through planned and intentional self-care.