Coping with the stress and trauma of journalism, using our EAP benefit
The EAP provides qualified counseling experts for you and your family members. It is free and confidential. This 60-minute session from EAP facilitator Gwen Kinsey will reintroduce this benefit and answer questions about how to use it. Gwen will also focus on the effects of stress, trauma and burnout for journalists.
More training on Self-care:
Covering Natural Disasters: Preparedness Training
There are multiple resources journalists can prepare ahead of a natural disaster. Data + Journalism author and trainer Mike Reilley of University of Illinois-Chicago walks USA TODAY Network journalists through tools you may not have considered using.
Be the Beat: How to do CPR*
Tips and videos of CPR dos and don’ts from the American Heart Association with rich data and insights on women’s heart health – not a certification class.
Coping with stress, trauma and burnout
We focus on the effects of stress, trauma and burnout on individuals and teams, and offer guidance and recommendations for how to cope most effectively. This provides a grounding in trauma science and basic awareness of the impact of trauma exposure and related stresses along with evidence-based strategies and practices in wellness and collegial support.