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It’s a Win!  Addressing Stress and Vicarious Trauma (Live Stream Event)

It’s a Win! Addressing Stress and Vicarious Trauma (Live Stream Event)


Tana Bridge, PhD, LMSW


9:00am – 12:15pm


$35 General Admission


February 15, 2021

Live-Stream Provider

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Please contact 616-222-4566 or email

Cancellations must be received by February 15 for a full refund.

Course Description

It’s a Win! Addressing Stress and Vicarious Trauma

Vicarious trauma is an ongoing risk for mental health professionals. Managing stress and prioritizing wellness has the potential to improve personal wellbeing and improve outcomes for clients and organizations. In this session participants will gain an increased understanding of the biology of stress with a focus on proactive and reactive opportunities for wellness.


Tana Bridge, PhD, LMSW

Tana Bridge is an Assistant and Associate Professor at Eastern Michigan University.  She is the Continuing Education and State of Michigan In-Service Instructor there as well.  Dr. Bridge also has a private consultant business in Canton, Michigan where she focuses on ethics, separation, loss and grief, trauma theory and intervention, trauma sensitive schools, and vicarious trauma.

Dr. Bridge received her Bachelor of Science degree at Eastern Michigan University, Master of Social Work at the University of Michigan, and her Doctor of Philosophy at Wayne State University.



  • Participants will be able to identify 2 unique risks Mental Health Professionals
  • Participants will be able to describe the biology of stress.
  • Participants will recognize 5 indicators of emotional pain/stress and signs of impairment.
  • Participants will develop 3 skills in addressing stress and emotional pain.


  • 9:00am-9:30am Overview of the stress and vicarious trauma
  • 9:30am-10:30am Discuss the biology of stress and impact on self and others
  • 10:30am-10:45am Break
  • 10:45am- 11:15am Identify a multi-faceted approach to managing stress and emotional pain
  • 11:15am-12:15pm Identify a reactive and proactive plan to address wellness.

Continuing Education Credits

Social Workers:  3.0 credits Pain

Psychologists:  3.0 credits Pain

Addiction Specialists:  3.0 MCBAP RELATED credits

No partial credits available.

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC-0047. This course has been approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative and is recognized by the State of Michigan, Department of Community Health, Licensing Division for Social Work Continuing Education. Collaborative Contact Information: 517-487-1548, Ext. 17.

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services (PRCMHS) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  PRCMHS maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.  

Who Should Attend

Social workers, psychologists, addiction specialists, psychotherapists and clinicians working in the medical or behavioral health arena.

Looking for CE Ethics Credits?

“Practicing Ethically in a Virtual Space: Critical Challenges” will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 9:00am – 3:30pm.  Click here for details.