Understanding Trauma and Ensuring Person-Centered
Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
During the month of September, NORC will be releasing four training topics for three audiences. Dr. Sheri Gibson (see bio below) provides training on the following topics: person-centered care, trauma-informed care, compassion fatigue, and anxiety and grief in a time of COVID-19. Each topic will include one webinar recording and slides for facility administrators, direct care staff, and family members of individuals living in long-term care facilities.
SHERI GIBSON, PhD.
Dr. Gibson received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Geropsychology from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS). She is an instructor for the Psychology Department at UCCS and a faculty affiliate with the UCCS Gerontology Center. Dr. Gibson serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, is Chair of the Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights and Abuse Prevention (CCERAP), a member of the Research Committee for the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), and board member for the Colorado Culture Change Coalition. In addition to being an advocate for elder justice, Dr. Gibson has a private psychotherapy and consultation practice, which includes provision of capacity evaluations, expert testimony, consultation, and training.