Research now shows that working with children and families who have experienced trauma can and does have an impact on our overall emotional well-being. No matter what component of the multi-disciplinary team you work on you are not shielded from the effects of this exposure. This presentation will describe and differentiate between secondary traumatic stress and vicarious trauma and suggest effective ways to address it.
Describe the difference between primary trauma and secondary trauma
Cite at least two examples of how secondary trauma may manifest itself in a work environment