Recognising and Understanding Secondary Trauma

Wednesday, 03 April 2019
£75.00 early bird tickets through February

By popular demand Dr Karen Treisman will be presenting a day on Secondary Vicarious Trauma otherwise known as Compassion Fatigue. A must for anyone who is involved in directly caring for others or supporting those who care for others. Compassion fatigue is widely understood to have three separate but related dimensions: burnout, secondary traumatic stress and compassion satisfaction (Stamm, 2010). Compassion Fatigue can arise in those whose work involves the need to empathise with others. The action of putting oneself in the shoes of another and truly experiencing how the other person feels is something that happens everyday to many …