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Exploring Secondary Trauma and Compassion Fatigue
June 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Experiencing the lives of those with and for whom we work, via their narratives and actions, can take a significant toll on us as individuals. Being the “container” and supporting others through challenging times and experiences asks us develop ways to not only hold others, but ourselves as well.
In this workshop, we will explore secondary trauma & compassion fatigue, learning what they are, how they may manifest, and strategies we might engage with to nurture self and nourish our well-being so that we can continue to support others.
Presenter Bio: LaKesha Kimbrough is an experienced youth and family advocate, and warrior for racial and social justice and liberation. As a result of her commitment to healing and liberation, she recently founded LK Consulting & Coaching. In this role LaKesha has the honor of partnering with organizations to bring engaging workshops centering healing as a vital component of renewal, transformation, and liberation. She also partners with individuals to support their personal work on their journeys to heal, renew, and transform.
LaKesha envisions individuals and communities living in wholeness. She values, among other things, compassion, relationship, and truth. LaKesha believes strongly in the power of story, connection, and shared learning. She enjoys facilitating workshops and trainings that support deeper understanding and appreciation of self and others and that promote and aid healing.
LaKesha is blessed to be the mother of an amazing young woman, daughter of a phenomenal Mother, and descendant of beautifully resilient ancestors (and lives her life seeking to be a good ancestor). She enjoys reading, writing, baking, knitting, taking walks, and being near the water.
How to register: Registration below is broken into Member & Non-Member. If you are unsure whether you are part of a member organization or would like more information about membership, please contact Michele. If you choose to pay by credit card, you will be walked through payment process and receive an automated email confirming your payment and registration. If you choose to pay by check, you will receive an invoice from MESH. Payment is expected prior to training date. Please contact Michele if scholarship help is needed. You may register more than 1 person at a time and note the names in the space provided. I will send out the Zoom link the day prior. If you do not see the reminder email with the link – please check your spam/junk folder or email Michele right away.