Vicarious Trauma Fundamentals

Vicarious Trauma Fundamentals
Solid Foundation Course

Within this course you will get an in-depth understanding of how Vicarious trauma (being exposed to other people’s trauma) You will develop a greater understanding of how vicarious trauma can affect your work and lead to burnout or other negative experiences. You will understand how vicarious trauma can be minimised and managed.

Who should complete this course?

  • Support Workers
  • Support Coordinators
  • Community Service Workers
  • Disability Workers
  • Anybody who wants to know more about vicarious trauma
  • What is vicarious trauma?
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • What is burnout?
  • What contributes to burnout?
  • Trauma
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • The system we work in can be traumatising for us.

By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand what leads up to vicarious trauma
  • Understand how to identify symptoms of vicarious trauma
  • Understand how to modify your work style to lessen the impacts of vicarious trauma
  • Understand how to manage vicarious trauma and how to get help

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