Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium

Intentional Organizational Wellness

Presented by: Cheryl Sharp, MSW, ALWSSusan Swindell, Licensed Psychologist–Master, and Matthew MacNeil, M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., LCMHC

Organization wellness does not happen in a vacuum. It takes effort, intention and planning. Find out how two Vermont organizations have made it part of their organization culture.

Presentation Summary:

Organizational and employee wellness in a trauma informed environment is essential. This workshop will explore 2 Vermont agencies’ journeys in order to promote health and wellness to staff, those receiving services and the community at large. Organizations must focus on compassion fatigue, secondary trauma, vicarious trauma and burnout. Staff self care is prioritized and will lead an organization from compassion fatigue to compassion satisfaction.

Our Sponsors

Vermont Association of Hospitals
Northeast Telehealth Resource Center (NETRC)
Vermont Public Health Association
Margolis Healy
UVM Medical Center
Chroma Technology
Vermont Department of Health–Dept. of Maternal and Child Health
Vermont Care Partners
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense
Vermont Cooperative for Practice Improvement and Innovation
Image Relay
North Country Hospital
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center
C & S Wholesale Grocers
Grace Cottage
Blue Cross Blue Shield of VT
One Care of VT
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