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Recognizing Vicarious Trauma and Utilizing Self-Care for Educators

February 22, 2022

Time: 8:30-10am CST (on Zoom)

CEUs available for social work: $15 for 1.5 credit hours

Workshop description:

Recognize how the trauma and stress children experience, increases the risk of secondary traumatic stress and vicarious trauma for school staff, and how this impacts staff health and well-being.

Explore how safety, and attention to emotional and physical regulation, decrease the negative impact of a stress response.

Identify when a stress response has not turned off, how to move through it and return to a relaxed, regulated state.

DeLainna Percifield, MS, LPC, LADC/MH is a therapist that holds the position of Regional Hope and Resiliency Trainer, employed with CREOKS health services. She received her Master of Counseling Psychology degree from Northeastern State University (NSU) in Tahlequah, Oklahoma in 2006 and has since worked primarily in the field of recovery, in residential, outpatient and correctional settings. DeLainna currently provides training, coaching and support to the Department of Human Services, child welfare staff, in developing resiliency and reducing the effects of traumatic stress, since 2014. She was selected, with thirty other presenters, by the Potts Family foundation to train with Dr. Rob Anda and Laura Porter, and provides Neurobiology, Epigenetics, ACEs and Resiliency, (NEAR) training throughout the state.

Target Population:

Tulsa Public Schools

Number of Sessions:



On Zoom

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