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Walking the Walk: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Trauma

April 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Compassion Fatigue – CNCAA – 4.19.21

There is now over two decades of research proving that working in high stress, trauma-exposed professionals such as behavioral health carries elements of risk to the staff.  Using the most recent research in the field, this interactive, evidence-based and trauma-informed presentation will offer new creative approaches, resources and hands-on tools for maintaining health and resiliency for staff in the helping professions.  This workshop is interactive with the use of small group discussion, videos, role play and self-reflection.

Training Objectives:

Attendees improve their understanding of:

  • Compassion fatigue, secondary trauma, and burnout effects;
  • Symptom recognition; and
  • Hands-on tools for self-care and resource

Email naomi@cncaa.info to register for the course.  Registration deadline is 4/19/2021

Kay Glidden, MS, is a compassion fatigue specialist, trauma informed care trainer and mindfulness educator.  Her experience stems from over 30+ years as a mental health professional, human resources specialist and working in the Nebraska public behavioral health system.  Kay served on a team for the National Council for Behavioral Health’s first National Learning Community for trauma informed care.

Kay has trained over 5,000 human services professionals, youth serving organizations, healthcare staff, educators, law enforcement/first responders, behavioral health care staff and funeral directors on compassion fatigue, trauma informed care and behavioral health issues for the last 10 years. Her training/consultation company, Compassion Resiliency, promotes the wellbeing of professionals who work in high stress/trauma exposed work environments. Kay is also a Training Associate for TEND Academy.

Beth Reynolds-Lewis,

Region 3 Behavioral Health Services

Beth and Kay Glidden have trained together for many years and both are experienced trainers regarding behavioral health topics. Beth is a certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist Trainer and a Green Cross Academy of Traumatology Certified Educator. 


April 19, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Hall County Community Collaborative
(308) 930-9038
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Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addictions, Inc.
3204 College St
Grand Island, NE 68803 United States
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