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Special Collection

Special Collection
November 2009

Conflict Resolution Tools for Domestic Violence Shelter Staff

This collection includes selected materials and resources intended to equip advocates with a contextual framework and practical skills to better resolve conflicts that often arise within a shelter environment.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
April 2017

Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

Publisher(s):
The VTT includes tools and resources tailored specifically to these fields that provide the knowledge and skills necessary for organizations to address the vicarious trauma needs of their staff.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
October 2016

Keeping Your Cup Full: Self-Care is Essential to Trauma Informed Advocacy

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This webinar offers strategies for dealing with daily work related stress, increases awareness of the issue of vicarious trauma, and provides ideas in order to gain organizational support to help sustain and support those working with survivors of trauma
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2016

Preventing Compassion Fatigue: Honoring Thyself

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This webinar provided valuable tools to identify the warning signs of compassion fatigue, and techniques for advocates to replenish the spirit.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2011

Tips for Enhancing Emotional Safety

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This document is part of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, & Mental Health’s Creating Trauma-Informed Services Tipsheet Series and explains how domestic violence advocates can increase peoples’ emotional safety while they are participating in programming.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2011

Secondary Traumatic Stress: A Fact Sheet for Child-Serving Professionals

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This fact sheet provides a concise overview of secondary traumatic stress and its potential impact on child-serving professionals. It also outlines options for assessment, prevention, and interventions relevant to secondary stress, and describes the elements necessary for transforming child-serving organizations and agencies into systems that also support worker resiliency.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2009

ProQOL Assessment Instrument

The ProQOL (Professional Quality of Life Elements Theory and Measurement) is the most commonly used measure of the negative and positive effects of helping others who experience suffering and trauma. The ProQOL has sub-scales for compassion satisfaction, burnout, and compassion fatigue.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2009

Using Reflective Supervision to Support Trauma-Informed Systems for Children

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This white paper offers a rationale to administrators, program directors, and supervisors in child service agencies for the adoption of reflective supervision as a supervisory approach consistent with trauma-informed approaches.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2008

Vicarious Trauma Handout

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This handout addresses some of the psychological and spiritual changes that humanitarian workers may experience. It the common symptoms of vicarious trauma and provides guidance for coping.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2005

A Guide to Managing Stress in Crisis Response Professions

Publisher(s):
This guide provides basic information on the signs and symptoms of stress and offers practical strategies for stress management that can be incorporated into the daily routine of managers and workers.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2003

Picking Up the Pieces After a Disaster: Important Steps for Your Safe and Speedy Recovery

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This document provides practical tips for staying safe, checking for damage, and recovering emotionally and financially after a disaster.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2003

Organizational Prevention of Vicarious Trauma

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This article discusses the importance of work environment in the development of vicarious trauma problems for domestic and sexual violence workers.