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Leadership: Supervisory Toolkit for Managing Secondary Trauma and Workplace Stress

  • WMU Beltline Conference Center 2333 East Beltline Avenue Southeast Grand Rapids, MI, 49546 United States (map)

Course Description:

Child welfare supervisors can have significant impact on reducing and mitigating the level of stress their workers experience. A number of strategies and tools have proven effective. This training will explore the application of a range of supervisory interventions and tools that promote resilience and retention in child welfare staff. Strategies for engaging workers, assessing and understanding specific worker stressors, intervening at the organizational, team, and individual worker levels will be disseminated. Supervisor self-assessment and reflection, key ingredients for assuring that these interventions are effective, will be a focus of discussion.

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CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Michigan State School of SW

Contact Information:
Mary Aymor