Research has shown that human services professionals have a higher incidence of traumatic stress and burnout, compared to the general population, as a result of chronic exposure to human tragedy, crisis, pain and suffering. Unresolved trauma and burnout can create disabling symptoms for those who go untreated.
Cutting-edge neuroscience research offers newer understanding about trauma and burnout impacts. Updated interventions to build resilience and promote employee health and well-being will also be addressed. Revising organizational cultures and practices has also been found to enhance employee resilience and increase employee retention.
- Neuroscience of secondary trauma, burnout and its effects on the brain
- Symptoms and signs as well as related issues
- Evidence-based strategies and organizational supports to strengthen resilience and facilitate recovery