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

SAMHSA Webinar
Date:  June 24, 2013 - 1:00 pm (America/New_York)

This webinar–co-sponsored by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (Administration on Children and Families) and SAMHSA–focused on individual and collective reactions to trauma, resilience, compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction, strategies to promote a collaborative and positive work environment, and self-care. The webinar 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.

Presenter Nancy E. Kelly, MEd, is a Public Health Advisor in the Emergency Mental Health & Traumatic Stress Services Branch, CMHS, SAMHSA. Co-presenter Chelsea L. Booth, PhD, is a Public Health Advisor in the Suicide Prevention Branch, CMHS, SAMHSA.