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28th Annual MILES Conference (Mental Illness & Law Enforcement Systems)


Thursday, October 24, 2019, 7:00 am - 12:30 pm

The MILES Conference Program
7:00 - 8:00 Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 Welcome and Awards
8:30 - 11:45 Presentation (includes break and Q&A session)
11:45 - 12:30 Networking and Resource Center


Hilton Los Angeles/San Gabriel
225 West Valley Boulevard
San Gabriel, CA 91776
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Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue: Tools for Law Enforcement, First Responders and Behavioral Health Professionals

Constant exposure to witnessing or hearing about others' trauma can take a toll on law enforcement, first responders and behavioral health professionals - the very people who are helping others to recover from trauma. Caring for oneself is a necessary and critical part of the job in order to maintain mental and emotional well-being. Increase your ability to practice self-care by learning about the vicarious trauma toolkit. After attending this training, you will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively about vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue and its impact on employee wellness.
  • Advocate for policies and procedures to address vicarious trauma in the workplace.
  • Utilize strategies to maintain wellness in a stressful occupation.

Who should attend:
Law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics, medical professionals, and behavioral health professionals.

The Conference is free to all attendees! Breakfast is included.

Continuing Education Units (CEs): Pacific Clinics is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Pacific Clinics maintains responsibility for the program and its content. This conference is in review for Continuing Education (CE) credits applicable for Psychologists, LCSWs, MFTs, RNs, Drug and Alcohol Counselors (CCAPP-EI) and CAADE. Please go to for full provider information.

*A $50 fee to process the CE certificate will apply. A Pacific Clinics associate will contact you regarding payment