Thursday October 20th Noon - 1 P.M. CST The Cost of Caring: The Impact on the Responder
1 CEU - $20
Description: Many service providers acknowledge the importance of self-care; however it is often overlooked as we focus on helping others. This session will provide an overview of vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue, including warning signs and the impact on the response. The importance of self-care will be reviewed and strategies for self-care will be described.
Session Objectives :
Describe the definitions of vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue. 2.
Describe the impact on the responder.
Review the importance of self-care and describe strategies that can be used
Presenter: Michelle Zinke
Presenter Bio: Ms. Zinke has twenty years of experience with domestic violence and sexual assault organizations, including as a direct services advocate, rural outreach director, program director, and as a group facilitator for a women who use violence program. She is currently the Training and Resource Coordinator for the Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence. This position focuses on training and capacity building assistance to local domestic violence/sexual assault programs and other organizations. Michelle provides training on local, state, regional, and national levels.
These webinars are a great value for NASW members who can receive 75% off by making sure to register through your NASW account!
The Nebraska Human Trafficking Strategic Planning Committee is sponsoring free training around the state titled: “Human Trafficking: An Enhanced Collaborative Community Caretaking Response.” Each training brings specific information associated with each region. You are encourage to attend the training in the region closest to your service area. Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, Medical Personnel, Victim Services, and Community Based program are allcritical piece of a successful response to human trafficking. This free training free presents a model design to building a collaborative response to human trafficking.
A combined training session focused on: Domestic and Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Human Trafficking
The Nebraska State Patrol and the Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence have teamed-up for their 2016 annual conferences on domestic and sexual violence to bring you the NO MORE Crimes of Power and Control Conference. This 2-day event will be held September 28-29, 2016 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center (located on the old state-fair grounds) in Lincoln.
The NO MORE Crimes of Power and Control Conference is a multi-disciplinary training opportunity for professionals working in the fields of criminal justice, social services, and education. Anyone who works with victims of crime is encouraged to attend.
Local and national experts will provide a wealth of information and resources through presentations and networking opportunities. Conference topics & presenters include:
Matthew Dale, National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative
Domestic Violence Homicide Case Review
Jon Sundermeier, Lincoln Police Department
Identifying the Predominate Aggressor
Carla Cue, Lincoln Police Department (Ret.)
Human Trafficking in Nebraska
Stephen Patrick O’Meara, Nebraska Attorney General’s Office
Alicia Webber, Salvation Army – Omaha
Engaging Men in Prevention
Rus Ervin Funk, Center for Women and Families
Registration is open online at the Nebraska Coalition’s website www.NebraskaCoalition.org. Registration deadline is September 16, 2016. The fee is $100, payable by credit card. A light breakfast, daytime refreshments, and lunch will be provided each day.
Conference lodging is available at the Courtyard Marriott hotel at 8th & R Streets with a conference rate of $89/night. Reservations must be made directly with the hotel by Tuesday, September 6, 2016.