SHIFT Wellness Psycho Educational Program – Houston, TX

The Innocent Justice Foundation

Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)


SHIFT: Supporting Heroes In mental health Foundational Training


This workshop is for individuals exposed to traumatic material and situations and mental health professionals working with them. Team taught by a mental health professional and a law enforcement officer, this course offers professionals who are exposed to traumatic material and stressful situations at work and who may interact often with offenders (e.g., law enforcement officers, forensic analysts, prosecutors, etc.), the opportunity to learn about the causes and symptoms of the negative effects that may occur as a result of their duties and effective ways to mitigate them.


Who should attend?


Forensic analysts



Court workers


Advocacy workers

Forensic interviewers

Community outreach providers



Social workers

Employee Assistance Program



Topics covered:

Physiological Effects and Symptoms of Chronic Exposure to Traumatic Material

Factors that Contribute to Additional Negative Impacts

Resiliency and Coping Skills

Workplace Strategies

Integrating Mental Health Professionals

Family, Friends and Spousal Support

Mental Health Professionals and Law Enforcement Agents Working Together

Self Care Techniques for the Mental Health Professional and Exposed Individual


~Certificates of Attendance will be Provided~


Participants will be subject to verification.

For more information, please visit or call 916-764-9806.

This training is funded by OJJDP Grant No 2016-MC-FX-K023

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