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From Self-Care to Organizational Care: This is an ‘Us’ Conversation

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The discussion of turn over and employee retention does not lie with the individual alone. A true restorative approach to the reduction of vicarious trauma and burnout requires a collaborative effort between the staff and their organization. Through this session we will identify what to look for in ourselves and others in the workplace, the ‘red flags’ of trouble on the horizon; and we will discussion how organizations can begin to shift their approach to create a healing informed workplace culture. Attendees for this session will better understand what to look for regarding the impact of the work, and what innovative steps can be taken to the development of a trauma informed organization.

Presented by Tifanie Petro, MS, Advocacy and Prevention Program Director, Children’s Home Society of SD
Community Response to Child Abuse Conference 2023

Tifanie Petro, MS, serves as the Director of Advocacy and Prevention, overseeing the Children’s Home Child Advocacy Center and multiple statewide awareness and education campaigns. Tifanie supports the development of multi-disciplinary teams and provides ongoing education in the space of trauma informed individuals and organizations. Tifanie believes that by empowering individuals we can create resilient families and communities. Tifanie received her BS degree in Psychology from Black Hills State University, her MS in Public Health from Capella University, Minnesota and her MS in Human Services from Capella University, Minnesota.