Victim Services Division
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Victim Services Division (VSD) Texas Crime Victim Clearinghouse (TxCVC) hosts a webinar series designed for criminal justice professionals, victim service professionals and victims. Webinar topics cover a wide range of victim related topics. To register for currently scheduled webinars or to view recordings of previously hosted webinars, please visit the link listed for each session you wish to attend and enter your data.
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Presented by: Kathy Thomas, Ph.D., Clinical Director, Warrior’s Rest Foundation
Brad Shepherd, CEO, Warrior’s Rest Foundation
Description: This presentation will focus on the daily stressors, anxiety, and potentially adverse effects encountered by law enforcement, victim advocates, and other criminal justice and mental health professionals. In addition to sharing their experiences, the dedicated instructors will provide wellness information along with being transparent about the unique challenges they faced in their own careers. Additionally, this presentation will help explain the negative changes that often occur in the careers of law enforcement and caring professionals and how they can be better managed. Information will be provided about post-traumatic stress, cumulative stress, rising suicide rates among law enforcement officers, as well as wellness strategies to overcome and live a fuller, richer life with a positive outlook.
Registration Link: https://tdcj.adobeconnect.com/erqhsfdogo3c/event/registration.html
Access: The webinar registration link will send you through a process that will prompt you to create a one-time login ID and password and gather some basic information from you for grant purposes. Adobe Connect will send you an email confirming your registration and include a link to the webinar. This link is only active on the day of the webinar. You can use the Adobe Connect ID and password you created on all future TDCJ VSD webinars.
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To listen to recorded webinars, please click here: https://ivss.tdcj.texas.gov/search-training-event/