When: Friday, March 22, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: The Butler County Educational Service Center 400 N. Erie Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011
Summary: In a world where things like burnout, toxic stress, and traumatic experiences are becoming more prevalent, especially in the helping professions and first responder community, individuals need simple strategies for protecting and enhancing their resilience, in addition to preventing the long-term impacts of these types of exposures.
In this transformative training participants will learn about their own neurobiology so that they can better understand and manage their own experiences related to burnout, toxic stress, and trauma. In this training, we will discuss the way that our nervous systems are designed for survival and how that influences our responses to different environments, relationships and experiences. We will learn how trauma impacts our brains, bodies and ability to function. We will also examine the topic of resilience while we learn and practice 10 simple strategies for protecting and enhancing our own resilience and the resilience of those we serve. These simple strategies will empower individuals to know how to create positive feelings and sensations inside their bodies which can have a positive impact on their distress tolerance and overall mood.
- Participants will learn how our neurobiology was designed to promote survival and explore how exposure to trauma and chronic stress can impact our brains, bodies and ability to function.
- Participants will learn about the difference between coping and regulation and how regulating can impact their window of tolerance and allow them to reprogram their nervous system away from depleting mood states like anxiety and depression.
- Participants will learn and practice 10 simple exercises/interventions they can implement to prevent burnout in addition to increasing happiness and well-being for themselves, their peers, and those they serve.
Cost: Free! (Priority will be given to partner agencies in Butler County). There will be a 1 hour break for lunch on your own.
CEUs: APPROVED BY THE SOH, CSWMFTB FOR 5.5 CEU’S FOR COUNSELORS AND SOCIAL WORKERS PROVIDER #RSX050901 AND #RCX051001.
Target Audience: Therapists/Counselors, Nurses, Psychologists, School Psychologists, Substance Use Counselors, Doctors, Mental Health Professionals, Case Managers, Justice Professionals, Etc.
Your Trainer: Libby Murdoch is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with a wealth of presentation experience. Libby specializes in topics in neuroscience including, resilience, relationships, self- care, trauma and addictions. She focused on techniques based on brain science in treatment, including EMDR, and believes in educating and empowering her clients and those who attend her presentations. As a published author and experienced trainer, she has a passion for making neuroscience accessible to everyone.