How Trauma Impacts Career Development and Work Life with Valerie Ashley seeks to help participants understand the connections between trauma and work life difficulties. To teach participants how to help their clients who have experienced traumatic situations within their career development overcome the obstacles that impede professional growth.
Impaired functioning in work life is a characteristic of PTSD and yet the interaction between trauma and career remains understudied.
The goals of this program are:
1) to advance the awareness of trauma’s impact on all aspects of career development, and
2) to begin to educate practitioners on methods for modifying outcomes