Stress, Trauma & COVID-19

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

During this global pandemic, professionals working in healthcare, courts, jails, with refugees or in other settings are encountering additional stress triggers related to COVID-19. This is in addition to the high levels of stress that they already experience during the course of their everyday work.  These triggers have been identified as affecting the performance and well-being of professionals, such as interpreters, by their experiencing stress and fear, or internalizing someone else’s trauma. Participants will dive into the tools that can help mitigate the effects of stress and vicarious trauma. Participants will also garner strategies to better manage difficult situations during and after the encounter, including several guided exercises.

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