A Trauma-Informed Pathway to Caring for Patients and Providers
Section: Section on Women's Health
Session Code: WH-3B-5590
Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room: 147B

Speaker(s):   Rachel Shepherd, DPT
  Kenneth Yeager

Session Type: Educational Sessions
Session Level: Basic

This session incorporates the work of Dr Kenneth Yeager, director of the Ohio State Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health's Stress, Trauma And Resilience (STAR) Program, with the current practice of physical therapy as it relates to (1) the care provided to patients who have experienced trauma, and (2) the care required for clinicians serving these patients.Foundationally, this session comprehensively describes trauma-informed care and the application of its principles to current physical therapist practice. It clearly defines trauma and prepares participants with current best practices related to interacting with patients who have been shaped by such experiences.To appropriately prepare clinicians working with patients shaped by trauma, the speakers guide participants in identifying warning signs of compassion fatigue in themselves and their peers. Participants can expect to return to their clinical practice with tactical ways of caring for themselves in the prevention of professional burnout.Time is allocated at the end of the session to allow for questions and interaction among presenters and participants.

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

1. Explain the basic principles of trauma-informed care and its application to participants' current clinical practice.

2. Identify signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue in clinicians and their colleagues.

3. Describe a minimum of 3 strategies to protect clinicians from professional burnout.

CEU: 0.2

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