Identify what it means to be “trauma -informed” and how to maintain a trauma-informed perspective. Identify signs of trauma in students as well as how traumatic events effect school performance. Secondary Stress and Compassion Fatigue are also discussed and techniques in self-care and for coping with compassion fatigue are demonstrated.
- List the 7 presuppositions of trauma
- Define and identify compassion fatigue (CF) and secondary traumatic stress (STS)
- Identify ways to reduce or eliminate CF and STS
This course is a recording of a live webinar presented to DeKalb County (GA) educators on August 6, 2020 by Dr. Vanessa Snyder.
From the time of registration, you have six months to access the coursework.
Dr. Vanessa Snyder, PhD, LMFT is the Vice President of the Richmont Institute for Trauma & Recovery and is an Assistant Professor Richmont Graduate University. She spearheaded the launch of the Richmont Trauma Center and now directs all clinical services. She is a practicing Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is also an AAMFT Approved Supervisor, Approved Clinical Supervisor, Certified Sex Therapist, Certified Master Traumatologist, and Certified Anger Management Specialist. Clinically, she specializes in treatment of trauma, complex trauma, and dissociative disorders. Her areas of research include program evaluation and treatment in human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation; dissociative disorders and spirituality, adverse childhood experiences effects in treatment, and compassion fatigue & burnout, organizational trauma.
Experience: Snyder, V. (March 2020). Traumatized Clients, the Drama Triangle, and the Person of the Therapist: A Backwards Journey Through Organizational Trauma.
Presented at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies (CAPS). Atlanta, GA.
Rosenau, D. & Snyder, V. (March, 2020). Restoring Sexual Intimacy after Trauma. Presented at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies (CAPS). Atlanta, GA.
Snyder, V. (April, 2020). Treating Traumatized Families. Green Cross Certification Workshop; Presented for Richmont Institute of Trauma & Recovery, Atlanta, GA.
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