Indirect Traumatization in Professionals Working With Trauma Survivors (for Providers)
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Print Media (Brochure, Flyer, Poster)
Focus Population: People who have experienced Trauma
This pamphlet defines and describes indirect trauma, which is sometimes also referred to as compassion fatigue or vicarious trauma. It explains how indirect traumatization occurs, highlights effects of indirect trauma, and suggests ways to cope.