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2022 Virtual Conference
SVU Multidisciplinary Team Approach and Understanding of Victim Behavior, Presentation, Recantation Presenter Bio Rachel Fischer, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Implement trauma informed and survivor informed multidisciplinary collaboration based on well working models in urban and rural communities. Understand the mindset of victims to promote better rapport building techniques in practice. Realize the reality of recantation from its roots and associated stigma in order to better address it and speak to it with individual cases. De-escalation techniques will be discussed from the lens of lived experience.
Counter the Impact - Overcoming Burnout and Embracing Resilience Cyndi Doyle, LPCS, NCC, CDWF
The continual exposure to traumatic situations and events, directly and indirectly, can result in a multitude of impacts both physiologically and psychologically to first and second responders; including struggles with compassion satisfaction and fatigue, which can in turn lead to more severe mental health issues. The impact can also result in conditioning that spills over into relationships, both at work and at home, and create negative communication and connection patterns. During this session participants gain an understanding of the impact and conditioning of the body and the brain, assess their level current level of burnout and fatigue, and resilience techniques to counter the short-term and long-term impact of exposure.
Anatomy of a Burnout How I Burned Out as a Prosecutor - Erick Scramblim
In 2019, the World Health Organization recognized burnout as an official diagnosis. Burnout has been defined as a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. In this presentation, Mr. Scramlin will share his personal story of how he burnt out as a prosecutor and what he has learned about recognizing, treating, and preventing it. THE FIRST 30 MIN. OF THIS RECORDING HAD NO AUDIO & WAS REMOVED :(
Strangulation in Cases Involving Children - Rachel Fischer
Understand the lethality of a strangler. Learn the mechanics and dynamics of the anatomy of strangulation. Implantation of next steps after identifying a victim of strangulation will be discussed as well as the importance of severity acknowledgment with pediatric populations. The legalities in relation to strangulation severity will be addressed.