When helping hurts: Self-care strategies for refugee community leaders & service

Date: 2013
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Webinar/Presentation
Author:  Kelly NE, Booth CL.
Publisher:  Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration on Children and Families

This webinar focuses on individual and collective reactions to trauma, resilience, compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction, strategies to promote a collaborative and positive work environment, and self-care. It was designed in response to suicides in the Bhutanese-Nepali refugee community and was geared toward refugee community leaders, caseworkers, community-based organization leaders, and faith-based leaders as well as refugees.
 

Populations:  Racial and Ethnic Groups
Settings:  Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Outpatient Mental Health, Faith Communities
About Suicide:  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence
Strategies:  Postvention