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Salon: Disaster Preparedness for the Mental Health Professional: Caring for Self and Other
Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Near W Jewell Ave and S Tennyson St
Exact location will be sent after registration
Denver, CO 80219
CSCSW Salon Series
"Disaster Preparedness for the Mental Health Professional: Caring for Self and Other"
with Trey Cole, PsyD, ABPP
Increasingly, mental health professionals are confronted with the impact of man-made and natural disasters, encompassing effects on both the person who experienced the event and the clinician. As such, developing an increased and nuanced understanding of these events and their unique traumatic influence is essential in offering helping services.
1) Participants will be able to articulate the differences between man-made and natural disaster events, including their unique contribution to mental health.
2) Participants will be able to differentiate interventions that may/may not be experienced as helpful in the wake of disaster-related events.
3) Participants will be able to identify aspects of traumatic events which may impact their own psychological health and self-care strategies.
Dr. Trey Cole received his doctorate in psychology from the University of Denver and is board certified in Clinical Psychology. He currently works as a Police and Public Safety Psychologist for Nicoletti-Flater Associates, serves as faculty at the Universities of Denver and Colorado, and maintains a community private practice. Dr. Cole specializes in the phenomenology of trauma, specifically mass casualty events.