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About Vicki Enns
Vicki is the Clinical Director of the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI), which is a leading provider of professional development training. She is also the editor and a contributing author of CTRI’s books, “Counseling Insights” and “Counseling in Relationships," as well as many of our training materials, including those on the topics of anxiety, trauma, mindfulness, and ethics. In addition to her work with CTRI, Vicki has a private practice where she specializes in the areas of relationship health and trauma recovery. She holds a Master of Marriage and Family Therapy degree and is an approved supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and the Canadian Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.
Vicki believes that it is essential for helpers to continue learning and developing their self-awareness alongside evolving clinical skills. She regularly gives presentations in the areas of trauma, mental health, and counseling, and creates a learning atmosphere that embraces diversity in personal identity, skills, and cultural perspectives.
To learn more about Vicki and CTRI, please visit www.ctrinstitute.com.
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This book offers practical strategies for supporting people of all ages who have a variety of issues, whether psychological (anxiety, trauma, depression), based on life circumstances (loss and grief, oppressive societal attitudes), or due to harmful ways of coping with these or other life stressors (self-injury, substance use, suicidality).
Each chapter begins with an examination of a different psychological issue or situation. Case examples of both youth and adults are included for each topic to illustrate both the impact of the issue and the helping process. Authors share insights they have gained from research, counseling experiences, and the unique wisdom of the people they have encountered.
This book is written not only for clinical counselors, but also for the multitude of frontline helpers who work to support those seeking help and guidance. It is a resource for anyone who identifies as a care provider, including those in the social service, health, education, spiritual care, and social work roles.
The authors of this book envision a world where everyone is trauma-informed. Given the amount of time people spend at work, embracing trauma-informed principles in our organizations is a crucial step towards bringing about this reality. Five key principles that trauma-informed workplaces embody are presented and questions for reflection follow each of them. The accessibility of this book and the reflection questions make it an ideal resource for teams to review and discuss together.
The five key principles of trauma-informed workplaces are: