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Location: Rutland

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 4

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Melinda Pearson
(802) 775-2395

Community of Practice: How to Battle Burnout – Vicarious Impact: The Risks and Rewards of Working with Vulnerable Populations Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics: Advanced Specialized Care ,
Sponsor: Rutland County Starting Points Director's Network
Instructor: Kaitlin Zura

This training is designed to focus on the various ways professionals are impacted by working with vulnerable populations in the helping field. The training includes a thorough exploration of the impact of adversity on individuals and organizations. Participants will understand why workers are at risk for a host of challenges related to working with individuals impacted by adversity. It will also explore the concept of “Vicarious Resilience” or the hopeful ways we are changed by the work we do. Lastly, this training discusses the ways in which workers benefit from building their own resiliency in relation to the work. Participants will have an opportunity to complete a self-assessment of their own level of fatigue as well as a thorough self-care plan that attends to the 6 domains of life and health. This session is part of our Community of Practice series.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Professionalism & Ethical Practice
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
  • Mentors/Coaches
  • Program Directors/Managers
Session Dates
Session Times
September 21, 2019
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Additional Information

This is the 4th session of our Community of Practice. Registration priority will go to those who have participated in at least one other session, then will be open to others if the space allows. The cost will be $10 for those who have not participated in previous sessions. This training will be held at the CVPS/Leahy Conference Center at the Rutland Regional Medical Center. A 30 minute lunch break is included, where lunch will be provided.