CRN Newsletter 5th March 2021
Whats On in Western Sydney?
The news has been full of reports around sexual violence against women in the workplace and for those of you at the coalface of the Community Sector, stories like this are probably an every day occurrence. You hear it on the news, read it in case notes, see clients who disclose it. You take care of them. But what about you? Who takes care of you and how do you manage the vicarious trauma that community workers are exposed to every day? How do you manage when these scenarios are complicated by the ongoing Covid-19 saga?
Maintaining mental safety in the workplace is as important as physical safety. CRN was fortunate to have Jennifer Short from SafeWork NSW present on this very topic yesterday at our Blacktown Combined Interagency - and she shared with us some valuable tools: