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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.

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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.

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  • General Material
April 2017

Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

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

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

Author(s): Vanessa Timmons
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
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2016

Preventing Compassion Fatigue: Honoring Thyself

Author(s): Santa Molina-Marshal
This webinar provided valuable tools to identify the warning signs of compassion fatigue, and techniques for advocates to replenish the spirit.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2011

Secondary Traumatic Stress: A Fact Sheet for Child-Serving Professionals

This fact sheet provides a concise overview of secondary traumatic stress and its potential impact on child-serving professionals. It also outlines options for assessment, prevention, and interventions relevant to secondary stress, and describes the elements necessary for transforming child-serving organizations and agencies into systems that also support worker resiliency.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2009

ProQOL Assessment Instrument

The ProQOL (Professional Quality of Life Elements Theory and Measurement) is the most commonly used measure of the negative and positive effects of helping others who experience suffering and trauma. The ProQOL has sub-scales for compassion satisfaction, burnout, and compassion fatigue.
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  • General Material
January 2009

Using Reflective Supervision to Support Trauma-Informed Systems for Children

Author(s): Anje Van Berckelaer
This white paper offers a rationale to administrators, program directors, and supervisors in child service agencies for the adoption of reflective supervision as a supervisory approach consistent with trauma-informed approaches.
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  • General Material
January 2008

Vicarious Trauma Handout

This handout addresses some of the psychological and spiritual changes that humanitarian workers may experience. It the common symptoms of vicarious trauma and provides guidance for coping.
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  • General Material
January 2005

A Guide to Managing Stress in Crisis Response Professions

This guide provides basic information on the signs and symptoms of stress and offers practical strategies for stress management that can be incorporated into the daily routine of managers and workers.
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  • General Material
June 2003

Picking Up the Pieces After a Disaster: Important Steps for Your Safe and Speedy Recovery

This document provides practical tips for staying safe, checking for damage, and recovering emotionally and financially after a disaster.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2003

Organizational Prevention of Vicarious Trauma

Author(s): Holly Bell, Shanti Kulkarni, Lisa Dalton
This article discusses the importance of work environment in the development of vicarious trauma problems for domestic and sexual violence workers.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2001

Guidebook on Vicarious Trauma: Recommended Solutions for Anti-violence Workers

Author(s): Jan I. Richardson
This guidebook explores the response to vicarious trauma within certain communities and cultural groups.