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Current and Innovative Practices in Reducing Staff Trauma and Organizational Stress in Corrections for Correctional Officers [Webinar]

Accession Number: 033671
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Webinar

Correctional Leaders and Administrators: As a correctional leader you have an instrumental role in supporting the health and well-being of your workforce. Learn more about the latest innovative practices in reducing staff trauma and organizational stress in corrections in this webinar hosted by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC).
Correctional staff working in jails and prisons are at risk for adverse mental health sequelae, including stress, burnout, and psychological distress from traumatic events experienced on the job. Published literature and practices offer a variety of ways to provide staff with resources to reduce severe distress.
This webinar will present the findings from a two-year cooperative agreement with NIC and national correctional stakeholders. Presenters will share current and best practices and propose innovative solutions to reduce correctional staff trauma and organizational stress in U.S. jail and prison settings based on the findings from a scoping review and national survey.

Correctional Officers: As a correctional officer you have an instrumental role in participating in and informing workforce health and well-being practices. In this webinar hosted by the National Institute of Corrections, you will learn more about innovative practices that you can use to reduce the effect of staff trauma and organizational stress in your daily work. You will also learn how you, as a correctional officer, can inform participatory activities and use resources for your personal health.
Correctional officers working jails and prisons are at risk for adverse mental health sequelae, including stress, burnout, and psychological distress from traumatic events experienced on the job. Published literature and practices offer a variety of ways to provide correctional officers with resources to reduce severe distress.

This webinar will present the findings from a two-year cooperative agreement with NIC and national correctional stakeholders. Presenters will share current and best practices and propose innovative solutions to reduce correctional staff trauma and organizational stress in U.S. jail and prison settings based on the findings from a scoping review and national survey.

  • Identify best practices that fit your workplace to address staff trauma and organizational stress based on evidence.
  • Identify national commonly used programs (policies, practices, peer support, and training) to address staff trauma organizational stress and their usefulness for correctional staff.
  • Understand the difference in attitudes among correctional staff, correctional middle managers, and senior administrators’ attitudes on the fit and use of programs (policies, practices, peer support, and training) designed to address staff trauma organizational stress.

Presented By:

  • Blinda D. Stewart - National Institute of Corrections
  • Dena M. Owens, Psy.D. - National Institute of Corrections
  • Dr. Mazen El Ghaziri, PhD, MPH, RN - University of Massachusetts
  • Dr. Lisa Jaegers, PhD, OTR/L - Saint Louis University
  • Dr. Martin G. Cherniack, MD, MPH - University of Connecticut Health Center (UCHC)
  • Pamela Fallon, APRN-BC,COHN-S - University of Massachusetts
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Reducing Staff Trauma and Organizational Stress in Corrections for Correctional Officers

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Publication Year: 
2022
Accession Number: 
033671