Integrating Trauma-Informed Care Into Recruiting and Retaining Industrial Talent


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ASA Industrial Section

Who Should Attend

Staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry owners, principals, chief executive officers, and presidents; team managers and leaders; industry professionals.


When thinking of recruitment from the candidate’s perspective, it is important to address the critical need for integrating trauma-informed care into the recruitment and retention process. Panelists will delve into a discussion about the nuances of candidate care and strategies that go beyond offering the conventional employee assistance programs. Discover how agencies can authentically connect with social assistance, providing genuine support to industrial talent—transcending the mere offering of benefits.

During this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • How to train recruiters with trauma-informed care methodologies to enhance candidate connections
  • Practices for addressing mental health and resilience within the industrial sector
  • How to better understand diverse backgrounds to improve the employee experience
  • Ways to integrate candidate care into their company’s culture


Sara LuchsingerSara Luchsinger

senior vice president of operations, SEEK Careers

Luchsinger has more than 20 years of staffing industry experience and over 27 years of experience in customer service and sales, with a strong emphasis on client and team-member relations. She started with SEEK in 1993 and has served as a staffing consultant, client services representative, team leader, district team leader, and region team leader. Her responsibilities include developing and implementing operational policies, motivating and developing staff, and continuing to grow SEEK’s brand nationally.


Carrie FeltonCarrie Felton

director of worker success, National Fund for Workforce Solutions

Felton is committed to advancing equitable pathways to good jobs for people who have been left out and left behind by the labor market. As director of worker success, she leads efforts to ensure training institutions and workforce systems offer human-centered, equitable pathways to good jobs and that job seekers and workers can use their voice and power to drive career decisions and influence systems and workplaces. Previously, Felton led Heartland Alliance’s National Center on Employment and Homelessness advancing connections to employment for people experiencing homelessness or housing instability. Her deep commitment to economic justice is rooted in the stories of people she met during her many years as a direct service provider.

Terri Strodthoff, Ph.D.Terri Strodthoff, Ph.D.

founder and executive director, Alma Center Inc.

Strodthoff is a national expert in the practice of healing-focused care and is a sought-after trainer and presenter. She is the originator and developer of compassionate self-archeology, an integrative approach for trauma resolution and recovery of authentic self. She is the founder, and served for two decades as the executive director, of the Alma Center—a national award-winning, community-based agency in Milwaukee pioneering the approach of healing-focused care to end cycles of violence and abuse in relationships and families. She is currently the founder and president of the Alma Institute, a national training center for promoting trauma-informed and healing-focused practice in the work of domestic violence intervention and prevention. She is also a co-founder of Zelia Inc., a trauma-resolution service provider and training center with a particular focus on working with organizational leaders and decision-makers. Strodthoff is a trailblazer in emancipating the healing of trauma from the mental health model.

Renita RobinsonRenita Robinson

vice president of health equity, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Prevea Health

Robinson is the inaugural vice president of health equity at Prevea Health. She brings over 30 years of social justice experience to this role and most recently was the chief executive officer of the YWCA Greater Green Bay. Robinson has been an educator, advocate, and supporter of the homeless, victims of sexual and domestic violence and children across the life, gender, and race span. Robinson has developed curriculum, designed conferences and programs, conducted workshops, and addressed a wide range of audiences as the owner of Teach ‘Em To Fish LLC—a non-profit consulting business dedicated to curriculum development and training on a variety of social justice issues.

This webinar qualifies for 1.0 hour of CE toward maintaining your ASA credential.

CE 1.0

This program is valid for 1.0 PDC for the SHRM-CPÂź or SHRM-SCPÂź


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