Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-Being
This 5-part discussion series addresses how child welfare leaders have supported their workforce in building resiliency during the pandemic. Throughout the series we will explore the following questions:
- What operational supports build resilience in the workforce?
- How does addressing racial disparities, historical trauma, and race-based trauma build resilience in the workforce?
- What can organizations do to address moral distress at the system level?
- What actions can we take right now to break barriers and relieve anxiety?
Session #1: Providing Operational Workforce Supports
April 29, 2021 from 1:00 pm EDT to 2:15 EDT
During the first half of the session we will talk with Nancy Carre-Lee, Deputy Director for Child Protection and Permanency Operations about the New Jersey Department of Children and Families' operational approach to building resilience in the workforce. The second half of the session will be spent in peer-led small groups discussing how to incorporate strategies at your organization.