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Using Mindfulness to Prevent Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Helping Professionals

Posted by Nicholas Postelli for College of Health and Human Services

Virtual Event Information

This is a two-day workshop (12/10 & 12/17)

Hosted by Western Michigan University College of Health and Human Services, Kalamazoo, Michigan via Webex. Link and ancillary materials will be sent to all registrants approximately 24 hours prior to the conference. 

Session Description

This course focuses on pragmatic strategies to build, strengthen and sustain well-being among helping professionals working in child welfare and mental health programs. Research-supported mindfulness-centered practices that reduce stress and increase well-being will be presented and demonstrated. Participants will gain practical knowledge and skills through experiential learning that is designed to both aid stress reduction and promote well-being in an effort to support optimal professional growth and practice.

Continuing Education Credits: 3 SW CEUs

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
Time: 10:30am to noon
$65 Per Participant
Note: This training is FREE for Child welfare workers. Select "Purchase Tickets" and select "Fee Adjustment" to receive the Welfare worker discount. Price includes BOTH workshop days
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Contact: Lisa Brennan
(616) 771-9497
Email for more information