Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast

Episode 74: Affect in Helping Organizations

Posted on February 26, 2019

Episode 74: Affect in Helping Organizations

Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager

Do emotions play a role in organizational outcomes? Working with trauma, we pay special attention to emotional regulation, mood disorders, and other powerful emotions. It is obvious to see how emotions hinder many people’s ability to achieve positive life outcomes. In this episode, Matt, Curt, and Jerry examine the influences of emotions in organizations that try to help others achieve emotional and social health.

Discussion questions:

  1. What are the top five emotions you experience in working with the people you serve?
  2. What are the top five emotions you encounter in your co-workers and leadership?
  3. How do these emotions impact you in negative or positive ways?

Article for this week’s post: Why Does Affect Matter

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