Taking a Trauma-Informed Approach to Workplace Success

THURSDAY 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM | Health & Wealth

Many disconnected youth and adults suffer from toxic stress, trauma and in some cases, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As a result, stable employment can be challenging. To fully harness the talents and skills of this underutilized and significant segment of the labor market, a number of WIBs, youth-serving organizations, and employers are incorporating trauma-informed practices to ensure workplace success. Come learn how adverse childhood experiences (ACES) inform this work and the evidence-based approaches being taken in the field – including how a “seven-second resume” allows jobseekers to focus on assets vs. deficits.