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Addressing Secondary Trauma

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
11:00 am12:30 pm

This training session will introduce attendees to the importance of being aware of how secondary trauma impacts both their professional and personal lives. Attendees will develop a deeper understanding of secondary trauma and other related conditions. Attendees will take a short survey to determine what aspects of their own lives are causing more stress, and will then learn strategies on how to reduce secondary traumatic stress. This training will provide attendees with various self-care activities that can be utilized at an individual, as well as at an organizational level.

Kristin Kaufman is currently working for Prevent Child Abuse Illinois as the Prevention Specialist for the Central Region. Kristin holds a Master of Science in Human Services from Capella University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Illinois College. Kristin spent 9 years working in Child Welfare before coming to PCA IL. Kristin is active in local and statewide initiatives, including multiple Child Abuse Prevention Coalitions, the Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition, and the Illinois ACES Response Collaborative. Kristin is an advocate for change, which she facilitates through collaborations, trainings, community conversations, and strategic planning at all levels.

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