About this event
The past year has been traumatic for many workers. We’ve all probably read about the intense mental and emotional strain NHS workers have been under, but other key frontline and public-facing workers have also had to deal with difficult, stressful and potentially traumatic experiences. Many people, too, will be returning to workplaces having experienced trauma in the past year, perhaps through illness or bereavement.
Occupational health professionals will have a pivotal role in managing and supporting workers who are experiencing or coping with trauma, and those caring for them. Challenges include understanding psychological surveillance, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the extent of trauma in the post-Covid landscape, ‘Covid fatigue’ and how to become a ‘trauma-informed’ organisation.
In OHW+’s 60-minute CPD webinar on Tuesday 18 May 2021, Noreen Tehrani, chartered occupational health, counselling and trauma psychologist, examines:
This webinar, which included a live Q&A session, is free to attend and will include an introduction to OHW+, the new digital platform for Occupational Health & Wellbeing. Future OHW+ webinars will only be available to OHW+ Premium members.
Please note: Only people who watch the live event will receive confirmation of their attendance.
Represents the British Psychological Society on the Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Standing Committee of the European Federation of Psychological Associations.
Experienced OH practitioner, Professor of occupational health and course director at London South Bank University and Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing.
Nic Paton has written about occupational and workplace health since 2001, and has been editor of Occupational Health & Wellbeing since 2018.
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