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08/01/2018

"Trauma Stewardship, an Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others" by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky with Connie Burk is a book available to read for interested staff. Contact Tim in HR if you would like a copy of the book. This is a discussion book and topic that will continue throughout the year.

Symptoms of Trauma Exposure Response:

Feeling hopeless and helpless
A sense that one can never do enough
Hypervigiliance
Diminished creativity
Inability to Embrace Complexity
Minimizing
Chronic Exhaustion/physical ailments
Inability to listen/ deliberate avoidance
Dissociation Moments
Sense of Persecution
Guilt
Fear
Anger and Cynicism
Inability to empathize/Numbing
Addictions
Grandiosity" An inflated sense of importlance related to ones work