Unraveling Our Collective Trauma: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Supporting Ourselves and Others

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December 8, 2021
10:00-11:00am EST

This webinar will help you understand a trauma-informed approach and how it can be used to support and resource nursing home staff in addressing the collective trauma experienced in nursing homes and surrounding communities.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the session, participants will:
• Understand the connection between trauma-informed approaches and your organization’s culture change journey
• List the key components of trauma-informed care
• Identify situations in care interactions in which this framework can be applied
• Assess their own relationships with trauma
• Identify next steps for competency development in their practice


Leigh-Anne Royster, P.h.D.

Leigh-Anne Royster is an educator, facilitator, and administrator focused on inclusion and equity development through policy, education and intervention.

Dr. Royster is currently the Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Duke University. She joined Duke from Elon University where she served in multiple roles including the Director of the Center for Equity and Inclusive Excellence and the Director of Health Services.

Dr. Royster holds a B.A. from UNC Chapel Hill, an MPA from the University of Colorado, and a Ph.D. from UNC Greensboro.

Jennifer Craft Morgan, P.h.D.

Dr. Jennifer Craft Morgan is an Associate Professor in the Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University. Her research focuses on jobs and careers, attempting to understand how policy, population, workplace, and individual-level factors shape how work is experienced and how work is organized across care settings.

Dr. Morgan is a national expert on recruitment, training, and retention of direct care workers.

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