CYF Colloquium: Vicarious Trauma: Understanding the Root Causes & Identifying Protective Factors
Mental health professionals who work with survivors of trauma experience pervasive changes in how they experience self, others and the world, this condition is called Vicarious Trauma. To continue to be able to work empathically and effectively with clients, we must be able to identify vicarious trauma symptoms and implement protective factors for ourselves personally and professionally.
As Assistant Director of Field Education at Boston College School of Social Work, Sarah Hood, MSW, LICSW, focuses on the formation of graduate social workers, through advising and field placement. Prior to BC, Sarah worked at The Mentor Network of Massachusetts with traumatized children for 15 years and became the Deputy State Director for Massachusetts and Rhode Island at the Mentor Network. Sarah continues to consult for Mentor and other organizations in the field, offering expertise in the areas of trauma, particularly Vicarious Trauma.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
12:30 pm--2:00 pm
Sponsored by Children, Youth and Families Concentration
This event is open to the BCSSW Community.
*Lunch Provided.* RSVP Online by 12/3/18.
Thursday, December 6 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
McGuinn Hall, 521
Boston College, 140 Beacon Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA