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Beacon Program Lecture Series 3

April 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Beacon Program Lecture Series is a three-part series that invites experts to come and share their knowledge! This year’s lecture series focuses on employee Self-Care and Trauma! Please join us!

The final part of this series closes with a discussion about “Burnout and Secondary Traumatic Stress: A Trauma-focused Perspective on Working with Veterans”. Our speaker is Elizabeth P. Marks, MSW, LCSW, who is a social worker with the Durham Veterans Affairs Health Care System.


(1) Understand the importance of cultural competence when working with veterans

(2) Identify common concerns providers have about working with Veterans, especially when addressing trauma

(3) Understand how doing trauma-focused work as a provider can contribute to burnout and secondary traumatic stress (STS)

(4) Understand the potential risk factors and impact on outcomes associated with burnout and STS

(5) Identify tools/resources useful in assessing burnout and STS and addressing self-care.


All are welcome and please feel free to bring your lunch!


April 24, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm