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Total Worker Health® Trends Expert Webinar Series: Evidence Informed Resources to Address Worker Stress and Trauma Among Correctional Workforce
Correctional staff working in jails and prisons are at risk for adverse mental health sequelae, including stress, burnout, and psychological distress from traumatic events experienced on the job. Presenters will share current and best practices and propose innovative solutions to reduce correctional staff trauma and organizational stress in U.S. jail and prison settings based on the findings from a scoping review and national survey.

Mazen El Ghaziri, PhD, MPH, RN, is Associate Professor and Associate Chair at the Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing in the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences at UMass, Lowell. He earned his PhD at the University of Maryland. His research focuses on occupational health and wellness, with a particular focus on workplace violence in the correctional and healthcare workforce. His key goal within this area is centered on the opportunities for primary and secondary prevention using participatory Total Worker Health® approach.

Lisa A. Jaegers PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, is Associate Professor of
Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the Doisy College of Health Sciences at Saint Louis University (SLU). She earned her PhD in Public Health Studies/Behavioral Health Science & Health Education at SLU. Her research focuses on applications of occupational science principles and Total Worker Health® strategies for workplace health protection and health promotion; prevention of incarceration; and community transition and integration of individuals with a history of justice setting involvement.

El Ghaziri and Jaegers lead the National Corrections Collaborative (NCC) and a cooperative agreement funded by National Institute of Corrections

This presentation is offered by the Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW) as part of the Total Worker Health® Trends: Expert Webinar Series. The webinar recording will be available on the CPH-NEW webinars page within 3 weeks of the event

May 10, 2023 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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