Secondary Trauma: Becoming Aware and Resilient: SELF-PACED ONLINE COURSE
3 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2025
This self-paced, online course will explore secondary trauma and how working with or around those with primary trauma can impact your own functioning. The first half will focus on helping you gain awareness of the symptoms, self-assess to determine if you are at risk or currently symptomatic, and how to notice this in a coworker or supervisee. The second half will help you create a plan to address any symptoms you may be experiencing and learn skills to increase your resilience while working with trauma survivors.
Attendees will learn to understand and identify the symptoms of secondary trauma in themselves and others.
Attendees will learn to regularly self-assess their overall functionality personally and professionally.
Attendees will learn many ways to increase self-care to improve their functioning.
Trudy Gilbert-Eliot, PhD, LMFT is a licensed psychotherapist in Las Vegas, Nevada. She received her master of science from California State University, Chico, and her PhD from Capella University in Minnesota. She specializes in working with first responders and is a contractor with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. She has worked with trauma survivors throughout her 25-year old career, including abused children, survivors of domestic violence, psychiatric patients, persons living with substance use disorder, and most recently military personnel, veterans and first responders. She has also provided psychological support for those impacted by critical incidents, including mass shootings, hostage situations, suicides, and armed robberies. Currently in private practice, she supervises other marriage and family therapists and alcohol and drug counselors and teaches workshops for the University of Nevada, Reno. Trudy also serves as a clicial expert on Season 1 of the CASAT Conversations podcast, Behind the Frontline: Supporting the Families of Frontline Staff and First Responders.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 2 CEUs
This training is approved for CEUs by the following professional organizations:
National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)*
International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)
*CASAT has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6492. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CASAT is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
Nevada State Board of Nursing
Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers
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