8 Hours Continuing Education
Approved: Massachusetts State 911 Grant
Stress is an issue that afflicts many of us during the work day. It is a threat that is all around us and something we must face. If not dealt with, is may lead to serious health implications. This course will help you identify what stress is, the signs and symptoms of stress, and learn what you should do to manage it. We also cover important topics of continuous traumatic stress and vicarious trauma, the phenomenon of being traumatized as a result of empathetic engagement with trauma victims and callers.
Course topics include: understanding what stress is, signs and symptoms of stress, common causes of stress, techniques for managing and reducing stress, what is continuous traumatic stress and how to avoid it, and what is vicarious trauma and how to avoid it.