Self Care

Resilience is a counter balance to stress and trauma. As caregivers, frontline staff, and senior leaders, it is especially important to foster your own resiliency levels, since so much time of your time is spent confronting the trauma of others. Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue can offset this delicate balance if equal attention is not paid to fostering resilience through self-care. In light of your recent training, we'll approach self-care as a trauma-informed practice.

Key Considerations for Community Health Center Professionals in Response to the Most Recent Violence against Black Americans and the Ongoing Public Health Crisis of Racism in the United States

Resources related to Racial Violence/Trauma

Websites

Apps

Scripts/Do-Right-Now Exercises

Podcasts

Local Organizations

Bibliotherapy