Session 3F: Supporting Staff Wellness in Children’s Advocacy Centers

Track: The Business of Child Advocacy

How prevalent is childhood trauma and how does working with traumatized populations impact professionals at the individual and organizational level? We'll look at hallmark signs of secondary traumatic stress, including a review of research, and invite audience members to brainstorm strategies for supporting staff wellness.

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Session 3F: Supporting Staff Wellness in Children’s Advocacy Centers
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes How prevalent is childhood trauma and how does working with traumatized populations impact professionals at the individual and organizational level? We'll look at hallmark signs of secondary traumatic stress, including a review of research, and invite audience members to brainstorm strategies for supporting staff wellness.
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Elissa Dougherty, PH.D

Assistant Professor; Licensed Psychologist

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma

Elissa Dougherty, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Dougherty’s clinical work is dedicated to delivering evidence-based assessment and interventions for children and adolescents with histories of traumatic life experiences. Dr. Dougherty is a certified Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) therapist and PCIT Within Agency trainer. She is also a certified therapist in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and recently became nationally rostered in Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) in efforts to expand her clinical repertoire to infant mental health. Additionally, Dr. Dougherty is co-leading the development of a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program for teens and their families at the Child Study Center at UAMS. Furthermore, her research interests are focused on contributing to the scientific literature examining the risk factors associated with child and parent characteristics that independently and together contribute to both the exacerbation and undermining of child psychopathology following traumatic life experiences. Dr. Dougherty earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Texas Tech University and completed both her doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at UAMS.

Kelly Hamman, LCSW

Trauma Treatment Training Specialist

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma

Kelly Hamman, LCSW, is the Trauma Treatment Training Specialist for Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma (ARBEST), a statewide program to provide evidence-based care to traumatized children. ARBEST is a program of the Psychiatric Research Institute of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Kelly received her Master’s Degree in social work from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock in 2008 and Bachelor’s degree in social work from Arkansas State University 2003. She has extensive experience in providing evidenced-based treatments to children and families who have experienced trauma and is nationally rostered in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Kelly is a consultant for the dissemination of both TF-CBT and CPP.

Lindsey Roberts, PH.D

Assistant Professor; Licensed Psychologist

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma

Lindsey Roberts, Ph.D. is Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She also works with Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma (ARBEST), a statewide program to provide evidence-based care to traumatized children. She specializes in the evidence-based mental health treatment and assessment of children who have experienced trauma. She is a nationally-rostered provider in Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), and is pending national certification in both Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Dr. Roberts completed her doctoral training at Bowling Green State University, where she concentrated in both child psychology and community psychology. She completed her doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellow at UAMS with a clinical focus on providing assessment and therapy for children and families. Throughout her training, she has worked in multiple settings with children and families who have experienced trauma. Her research focuses on parenting, resilience, and program evaluation.