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You Can’t Give What You Don’t Have: Self-Care Strategies for the Busy Health Professional (Frontline Staff)
July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmComplimentary for CCALAC Members
This interactive workshop will help you identify and manage stress and self-care for yourself— and in the people you serve. During this one-hour training, you’ll identify natural emotional responses to crises and review the health consequences of prolonged stress. And you’ll learn strategies for handling and preventing emotional distress.
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- Understand the natural emotional reactions to emergencies
- Understand the health consequences that prolonged emotional distress can generate
- Recognize signs of personal and work stress
- Learn coping skills and strategies for handling emotional distress and supporting personal wellness.
Presented by Jen Peng, Licensed Clinical Therapist with a Master’s in International Disaster Psychology; trauma and crisis specialization from Americares.
Complimentary for CCALAC Members
Jen Peng is a licensed clinical therapist with a Master’s in International Disaster Psychology; trauma and crisis specialization. She has over five years of experience working with various populations including: refugees, children/adolescents, human trafficking victims, victims of crime, first responders, substance abuse, post-prisoners, rehabilitation, and domestic violence survivors. She mainly uses trauma informed, strength-based, interpersonal and humanistic technique with clients and has completed clinical and policy work domestically and internationally. Jen currently serves as a Mental Health Psychosocial Support Expert for Americares.