October 16, 2020
During a Pandemic and overwhelming racial injustice, caregivers, foster parents, counselors, healthcare workers, and other helping individuals may find themselves experiencing self-deprivation and secondary traumatic stress. Being exposed to traumatic stories from foster youth, media, viewing traumatic videos, witnessing those with Covid-19, being a part of a minority culture that is targeted for racial injustice and feeling the stress of a hurting society can take a serious emotional toll. Participants will understand secondary traumatic stress related to COVID-19. Participants will understand Self-Care. Participants will identify Self-Care strategies. Participants will understand the value of a Self-Care plan.