Chester County

DHS-Phoenix Center - Vicarious Trauma, Secondary Traumatic Stress, & Self-Care - 7/12/24 (1PM-4PM) Online Registration

In-Person Training
Vicarious Trauma and Secondary Traumatic Stress and Self-Care
Continuing Education Credits              No Cost               3 hrs
PA Psychologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Professional Counselors, NBCC Hours 
When:     Friday, 7/12/24                           Registration Deadline:   Friday, 7/5/24 at Noon
Time:       1:00pm - 4:00pm                       
Location:  Chester County Government Services Center
               601 Westtown Road, Suite 351 E&W
               West Chester, PA  19380


Description: Course objectives include:         

  • Vicarious Trauma and Secondary Traumatic Stress assessments​​ 

    • PTSD checklist and PTSD's relationship to secondary traumatic stress; ProQol assessment for burnout, secondary traumatic stress, and compassion satisfaction; Free resources for self-care and tracking vicarious trauma levels; Preventing vicarious trauma; Addressing vicarious trauma                             

  • Burnout and compassion fatigue
    • Differentiating burnout, compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, secondary traumatic stress; Exploring relationships between burnout, compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, secondary traumatic stress, and traumatic countertransference; Sharing the responsibility for addressing burnout and vicarious trauma between the individual and the organization     

  • Traumatic Countertransference

    • Considering our own life history and its impact on our work

  • Self-care for Practitioners

    • Self-care plans; The importance of self-care                                         


*Clinicians      *Case Workers      *Advocates      *Managers      *Administrators


In order to receive continuing education credits at no cost to you for this course:

  • You must pre-register
  • You must be a Chester County Provider

Please click on the date that you would like to register for. If you cannot click on a date, it is because all time slots are filled for that date. TO CANCEL A RESERVATION, go to, select the cancel link and enter the cancellation code provided in your confirmation email. DO NOT SEND RESERVATION OR CANCELLATION REQUESTS TO THE BELOW DHS TRAININGS MAILBOX.

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