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Trauma-Informed Care for Lab Professionals

From the 2024 Emerging Laboratory Managers Collaborative Conference (Recorded 1/19/2024)
Presented by Sarah Sebton, MPA, MPH, PMP
Trauma-Informed Care fosters recovery and healing through safe and collaborative relationships. It acknowledges the impact that our experiences have on our health and wellbeing, including in the workplace. This presentation will review the basics of trauma-informed care as well as ways to create safe and supportive environments where laboratory staff are empowered to take part in their own wellbeing.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to

  • Define Trauma-Informed Care and its five key principles
  • Identify strategies to create psychologically safe work environments
  • Apply resilience techniques to combat secondary trauma and compassion fatigue

This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area ETH will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

This Basic-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.