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Survivors as Advocates: Disaster Impacts on Legal Professionals

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Date Published

November 30, 2018


Sonoma County Bar Association


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Survivors of disasters are the best suited to deliver services in the local disaster area; however, they are at risk for secondary traumatic stress due to their own exposure and being with their clients’ reactions.

This Program Will Cover:
-- Disaster Impacts: Collective and Individual
-- Disaster Impacts on the Legal/Mental Health Systems
-- Signs and Symptoms of Secondary Traumatic Stress
-- Tools for Mitigating Risk: Building Resiliency
-- Resources for the Advocates and Their Clients

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Wendy Wheelwright

Wendy Wheelwright has been a skilled clinician within Community Mental Health for the past 20 years. She is currently the... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Survivors as Advocates: Disaster Impacts on Legal Professionals - Video
Survivors as Advocates: Disaster Impacts on Legal Professionals - Handout
SCBA Evaluation Form
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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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