Strengthening Resilience to Prevent and Address Secondary Traumatic Stress


Course Details

  • Course Code: BUTL-0002_2024
  • Location: University Park
  • Mode of Study: Online
  • Places Left: 500
  • Waitlist Places Left: 0
  • Fee: n/a
This course supports professionals working in a helping field to understand secondary traumatic stress (STS) and related risk factors while strengthening their own resilience. The first section outlines core concepts such as self-awareness, empathy, mindfulness, and STS. Participants will learn about brain-based factors influencing stress and resilience. The second section covers the role of relationships in promoting resilience, and the third section emphasizes organizational factors. Finally, the fourth section addresses system factors through the lens of equity. Learners will have the opportunity to deepen awareness as it relates to stress and resilience, while practicing skills that will enhance coping strategies and connect participants to their primary passion and motivations for their work. Please use your personal email address to complete the course registration process.


Butler Institute for Families
Graduate School of Social Work
2601 E. Colorado Ave. 4th Floor
Denver, CO 80210
Phone: 303-871-4088


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