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What Do You Have to Quit in Order to Stay?
Strategies to Sustain Our Careers
In this CARE4YOU 2023 session, Dr. Brian Miller discusses the importance of noticing our narratives and cultivating realistic ways of improving our relationship to our job stress.
Low Impact Debriefing
Four Steps to Safely Share and Process Difficult Experiences
This strategy allows us to share and process difficult stories and images while preventing sliming and unnecessary secondary trauma exposure.
Reducing Secondary Traumatic Stress
Skills for Sustaining a Career in the Helping Professions
In this book, Dr. Brian MIller offers evidence-informed skills and strategies to regulate distressing emotions and to foster increased empathy for those suffering from trauma.
When We Can’t Do the Right Thing
What is moral distress? In this video, Françoise Mathieu and John Borthwick share strategies to gain clarity about our role as helping professionals working in complex workplaces.
It’s Not Just Bovines Who Chew the Cud
Rumination can be destructive to our work and life when we feel helpless to escape this cycle of repetitive thoughts. In this discussion, Françoise Mathieu, Diana TIkasz, and Dr. Jennifer Russel explore the concept of rumination and share strategies to interrupt the cycle.
Teaching What I Need to Learn
A Discussion with Scott Jones, Police Officer & Yoga Instructor
In this CARE4YOU 2022 session, Scott Jones shares the story of his wellness journey and how yoga has helped him as he reflects on his 30-year career in the Edmonton Police Services.
Coming Home to Secondary Traumatic Stress
The Impact of Trauma-Exposed Work On Our Loved Ones
In this article, Françoise Mathieu reflects on the impact of secondary traumatic stress on our loved ones and the importance of transitions for those who work in trauma-exposed professions.
Breaking Your Heart At Work
A Conversation About Career-Sustaining Practices with Dr. Brian Miller
Dr. Brian Miller is an author, researcher, and trauma clinician. In this conversation, he shares his lessons learned about secondary traumatic stress, career-sustaining practices, his research into the CE-CERT model.
Making Space to Fall Apart
A Conversation on Compassionate Care with Dr. Alana Hirsh
Dr. Alana Hirsh is a family physician and a UBC Clinical Assistant Professor who specializes in addiction medicine and the integration of trauma and substance use disorder treatment. In this conversation, she shares her lessons learned working in in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside on the front lines of British Columbia's overdose epidemic.
A Deep Dive
How do you know when a boundary has been breached? In this discussion, Françoise Mathieu, Diana Tikasz. and Dr. Jennifer Russel explore boundary breaches and navigating boundaries between our work and personal lives.
Advocacy Breeds Confidence
A Conversation About Imposter Syndrome with Dr. Matthew Chow
Dr. Matthew Chow is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and President of the Doctors of BE from 2020 - 2022. n this conversation, he shares his lessons learned about imposter syndrome and strategies to find confidence in our work.
Recognizing Imposter Syndrome
At what point in your career did you move from "faking it" to "making it?" In this discussion, Françoise Mathieu, Diana Tikasz. and Dr. Jennifer Russel discuss the phenomenon of imposter syndrome and how it manifests early in a helping professional's career.