This workshop will provide a brief overview of vicarious trauma and its impact on front-line staff from the sector. Throughout the session, the facilitator will be sharing strategies on how to build resilience, and an opportunity will be provided for participants to learn how to practice effective and sustainable self and collective care.
- Understand vicarious trauma, its impact, and the importance of trauma-informed spaces/approaches
- Be able to recognize and respond to signs of distress
- Gain the confidence to practice effective & sustainable self and collective care
- Learn about new resources and supports available
Facilitator: This workshop will be facilitated by Kari McCluskey from Aurora Family Therapy Centre.
Kari McCluskey is a facilitator in the Vicarious Trauma and Resilience Initiative at Aurora Family Therapy Centre where she provides workshops and support for settlement service providers who are committed to creating positive transition and integration experiences for Canadian newcomers. In addition, she is a coordinator and instructor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Winnipeg and a graduate student in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Manitoba. A long-time advocate of empowering youth through education, service learning, and community integration, Kari spent several years in public education facilitating alternative learning programs for youth-at-risk.
- This is an online event. You will need to have access to a computer/ laptop or other devices with a webcam & microphone, as well as an internet connection.
- Accessibility accommodations are available on advance request. If you have any questions, concerns or inquiries, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 204-272-0872.