This training helps school staff develop an understanding of Empathic Strain and how certain factors can increase this risk. In this course, participants will discuss how accountability and supports can mitigate this wear-and-tear injury of one’s tolerance and endurance. Participants will also learn strategies and develop goals on how to limit the strain that can be experienced regularly.
Presented in partnership with Trauma Matters Omaha
- Identify signs and symptoms related to Secondary Traumatic Stress
- Define Empathic Strain and evaluate how different factors increase risk for Empathic Strain
- Recognize the different strategies that provide meaningful support
- Compare and contrast the habits that contribute to one’s empathic capacity