Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Child Welfare Professional
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
DESCRIPTION : Child welfare workers (child protective services and juvenile justice) are most directly and personally affected by the emotional stressors that accompany day-to-day child welfare work. This training will educate child welfare professionals about primary and secondary traumatic stress in child welfare, providing training on the nature of traumatic stress as well as individual coping skills and social support strategies. The strategies, if implemented, may reduce the impact of Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) on work performance and individual well-being.
TARGET AUDIENCE: The primary audience is for the child welfare professional (child protective services and juvenile justice) who want to understand Secondary Traumatic Stress and its impact on their work performance and well-being.
- Foster Parents
Intertribal Child Welfare Training Partnership - UW-Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership - Southern Partnership - Western Wisconsin Partnership - Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System - Behavioral Health Training Partnership - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
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