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Self Care / Vicarious Trauma Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 30  | date published date added a-z

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
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
May 2020

WEBINAR: Keeping Your Cup Full is Essential to Trauma Informed Advocacy Part II

Author(s): Publisher(s):
How are you really doing? Are you tired and feeling there are not enough hours in a day? Adequate self-care is vital to sustaining long-lasting careers as a victim advocates. Through storytelling, Vanessa Timmons discusses strategies for managing work related stress and addresses the importance of taking time to address the emotional and physical damage caused by compassion fatigue.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
March 2020

#Care4Advocates: COVID-19 Resources to Support Advocates’ Well-being

Publisher(s):
Advocacy during COVID-19 is difficult. NRCDV has compiled resources in response to the identified need for advocates to feel supported and valued, especially as they put themselves at risk to support survivors’ safety.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
December 2019

Smiles for the Soul: The Advocate’s Scrapbook of Strength, Wisdom & Wellness

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This Technical Assistance (TA) Bundle includes TA Questions (TAQs), podcasts, and webinars from NRCDV featuring resources and personal stories from advocates and survivors on self-care, resilience and best practices for sustaining our passion and well being.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
July 2019

TA Bundle: Creative Programming to Support the Healing Needs of Survivors

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This Technical Assistance (TA) Bundle includes TA Questions (TAQs) featuring creative programming ideas that advocates can adapt or replicate in their agencies to support survivor empowerment and healing. These TAQS are intended to inspire advocates to think outside the box and to build bridges and forge new alliances with non-traditional partners.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
December 2018

WEBINAR: ACE-DV Speakers Initiative Series: Navigating Challenges in Storytelling with Audiences

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In this panel discussion, representatives of the ACE-DV Leadership Forum strategize together about common audience-generated challenges when sharing our stories in public spaces.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
May 2018

How can I mitigate the impact of vicarious trauma to help promote the long-term sustainability of this work?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In any social justice movement, people are the tools for making change. NRCDV's May 2018 TA Question of the Month offers strategies for mitigating the negative impacts of vicarious trauma and promoting resilience and long-term sustainability in the movement to end gender-based violence.
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

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

Author(s): Publisher(s):
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
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
September 2016

Why is healing from collective trauma critical for our social justice efforts?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In NRCDV's October 2016 TA Question of the month, Patty Branco examines the importance of committing to individual and collective healing from trauma.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
July 2016

WEBINAR: 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
  • NRCDV Publications
June 2016

How can victim advocates find balance when caring for themselves and supporting victims of gender-based violence?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In NRCDV's July 2016 TA Question of the month, Ivonne Ortiz discusses the compassion fatigue and offers self-care strategies for advocates.