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January 2001

Guidebook on Vicarious Trauma: Recommended Solutions for Anti-violence Workers

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This guidebook explores the response to vicarious trauma within certain communities and cultural groups.
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January 1996

Self-Care Assessment Worksheet

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This self-assessment checklist includes sections on physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, and professional self-care and balance.
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Trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Secondary Trauma

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This article clearly defines trauma, PTSD, and secondary trauma and how secondary trauma affects those who work with traumatized clients.
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Self-Care Self-Assessment Checklists and Measures

This page offers various self-assessment checklists and measures to examine different aspects of ones current wellbeing. A link to a PDF file is provided for each of the measures/checklists.
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Vicarious Trauma: Bearing Witness to Another's Trauma

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This paper provides a brief discussion about what vicarious trauma is and how important it is that advocates/counselors be aware of it, recognize the warning signs, and take care of ourselves.
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Unit 9: Vicarious Trauma

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This multimedia training seeks to educate clergy and faith-oriented counselors about vicarious trauma in working with victims of abuse. It is critical that any crisis responder prioritize their emotional well being. To successfully work in an emotional demanding profession, one must have an understanding of the consequences of that work.
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After the Storm - Tips for Adults: Healthy Relationships

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Recovering after a natural disaster can be difficult and relationships can be strained. This one-pager provides several tips to help ease stress and maintain healthy relationships with those around you. Also available in Spanish.
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After the Storm - Tips for Adults

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This one-pager provides several tips for adults coping with stress after a disaster. Available in English and Spanish.