Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center's Community Health team and Staff Education Department periodically sponsor education that is available to clinicians outside of our health system.
Developing a Trauma-informed Practice
This four-part series will help clinicians enhance their everyday practice by increasing their knowledge of the effects of traumatic stress on the brain and body.
- Session 1 - Foundations of Trauma (August 2020)
- Session 2 - Calming Strategies and De-escalation (September 2020)
- Session 3 - Validation and Empathy: Building Self-awareness to Inform a Change Process (October 2020)
- Session 4 - Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Impact on Staff and Patients (December 2020)
Presented by Heather Wilcoxon, a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in the State of Vermont and New Hampshire and the Assistant Division Director for Children, Youth & Families with Health Care & Rehabilitation Services (HCRS) of Vermont. Heather has experience working with children and families, adults, crisis evaluations in a hospital setting, and medical social service work through a hospice program for many years.
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ (each session).
Registration for each session is required.