Tickets available for ‘Understanding Trauma in the Workplace’ conference at South Suburban College

Thursday, August 29, 7:30am–12:00pm

information provided by South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (August 1, 2019) – The Business & Career Institute (BCI) of South Suburban College will host a half-day conference titled “Understanding Trauma in the Workplace” on Thursday, August 29, from 7:30am–12:00pm, with a catered breakfast. The conference will be held in the South Suburban College Performing Arts Center.

SSC cites a recent poll that found 53% of working Americans have experienced a traumatic event while on the job. The conference is designed to help businesses put a plan in place to thwart harrowing events and to provide employees with necessary resources to cope with the effects.

In this half-day conference, attendees will:

  • Hear from industry experts about trends of violence and the impact on business
  • Learn the proper protocol in active shooter situations
  • Identify ways to reduce violent reactions during disciplinary procedures
  • Ascertain practical but important stress management skills

Who should attend?

  • Human resource professionals
  • Mental health and social work professionals
  • Business owners, managers, supervisors, and program/operations directors from any industry, including manufacturing, professional services, municipalities, schools, retail, medical, social services, and faith-based communities

CEU’s will be offered for LCPC, LCSW, and SHRM-CP/CPA. The cost of the conference with catered breakfast is $49 per person. To register, email bci@ssc.edu or call 708-225-6055.

South Suburban College is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois. Additional information can also be found at www.ssc.edu/event/bci-conference-understanding-trauma-in-the-workplace/.

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