- Ellen Fink-Samnick, MSW, DBH-C, Principal, EFS Supervision Strategies, Burke, VA
Managing stress, burnout, and vicarious trauma are longstanding issues for the health and behavioral health workforce (HBW). The Novel Corona-virus pandemic has amplified routine burnout to record levels. Practitioners and patients are amid a new dynamic of Collective Occupational Trauma (COT).. This reality has put the Quadruple Aim in peril with increased workforce turnover, staff shortages, costs, and quality challenges. A tidal wave of issues has hit every practice setting: the incidence of workforce mental health, burnout, and staff attrition at record levels. Servant and transformational leadership models are assets, but challenging times mandate a fresh approach. Transitioning to Trauma- informed leadership (TIL) has become the latest industry, “shift and pivot” moment. Engage in an empowering presentation that details how to infuse the elements of trauma-informed care into effective leadership operations. Experience why TIL is your answer to workforce sustainability!
- Identify the incidence and costs associated with Collective Occupational Trauma (COT) for health and behavioral health workers (HBW).
- Explore the evidence that connects COT and healthcare quality
- Apply the 6 elements of Trauma-informed leadership to attendee practice and setting