Preventing & Addressing Vicarious Trauma in Peer-Support Services

Aug. 6 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Location: Lounge

This workshop introduces the steps to building a trauma-informed organizational environment. The core principles of preventing and addressing secondary traumatic stress (STS) within peer-support organizations will be presented. Special attention will be given to policies, practices, and strategies that aim to prevent retraumatization.

Elisa Brown Fuller, PhD (she/her/hers)

Clinical Psychologist, WeCare Consulting & Psychology, Inc.

Elisa Fuller, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Los Angeles. She specializes in parent-infant mental health and supporting families during and following a NICU stay. Dr. Fuller co-chairs the Social Equity and Justice Committee for the National Network of NICU Psychologists.