• July 2016
  • Vol. 17, No. 5

Current Theme or Topic

We feature a series of guest articles addressing the topic of secondary traumatic stress at three different levels of child welfare, as well as other resources focusing on secondary trauma and the well-being of child welfare professionals.

  • Addressing Secondary Traumatic Stress at the Worker, Peer Levels
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  • The Essential Role of Supervisors in Addressing Secondary Traumatic Stress
    By Erika Tullberg, Assistant Research Professor, New York University (NYU) School of Medicine This article is part of a series of guest articles on the topic of secondary traumatic stress...
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  • Is Your Organization Secondary Traumatic Stress Informed?
    By Ginny Sprang, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, University of Kentucky (UK), Executive Director, UK Center on Trauma and Children This article is part of a series of guest articles on the...
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  • Organizational Culture and Secondary Traumatic Stress
    Caseworkers who serve traumatic stress survivors are at particular risk for secondary traumatic stress and burnout, but organizational culture can play a key role in helping to reduce or elevate...
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  • Self-Care for Social Workers
    Social work is a field in which professionals work tirelessly for the benefit of others. Those who dedicate themselves to this profession can know that they are truly making a difference in the...
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