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Vicarious Trauma Prevention

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About the Course:

This course contains of two articles. Article 1 ( Organizational Prevention of Vicarious Trauma ) Early research on vicarious, work-related trauma has identified both personal and organizational correlates. In this article, the authors review the growing literature on the organizational components of vicarious trauma and suggest changes in organizational culture, workload, group support, supervision, self-care, education, and work environment that may help prevent vicarious trauma in staff. Article 2 ( Two Shadows of the Twin Towers: Missing Safe Spaces and Foreclosed Opportunities ) HIV-affected and HIV-infected parents who lived near the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 discuss their own and their families reactions. Implications are drawn for emergency preparedness planning for urban families.

COURSE SYLLABUS
Article I
I. Organizational Correlates of Burnout
II. Vicarious Trauma
III. Conclusion
Article II
I. Introduction
II. Method
III. Results
IV. Discussion

This course is based on the reading-based online, Vicarious Trauma Prevention created by Holly Bell, LMSW-ACP, Shanti Kulkarni, MSSW, Shanti Kulkarni, MSSW, Lisa Dalton, PhD, Beatrice J. Krauss, PhD, Joanne O’Day, MA, James Pride, and Dina Franchi, CSW, MSW in 0.

Journal/Publisher:

Families in Society (Alliance for Children and Families)

Publication Date:

2003/ Vol. 84, No. 4

Course Material Authors

Holly Bell, LMSW-ACP

(Article 1)
Center for Social Work Research
University of Texas at Austin

Shanti Kulkarni, MSSW

(Article 1)
University of Texas at Austin

Shanti Kulkarni, MSSW

(Article 1)
University of Texas at Austin

Lisa Dalton, PhD

(Article 1)
Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University

Beatrice J. Krauss, PhD

(Article 2)
Center on AIDS, Drugs and Community Health

Joanne O'Day, MA

(Article 2)
Center on AIDS, Drugs and Community Health

James Pride

(Article 2)
Center on AIDS, Drugs and Community Health

Dina Franchi, CSW, MSW

(Article 2)
Beth Israel Medical Center

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about vicarious trauma. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. become aware of the literature on the organizational components of vicarious trauma.

  2. identify changes in organizational culture, workload, group support, supervision, self-care, education and work environment that may help prevent vicarious trauma in staff.

  3. identify the reactions of HIV-affected and HIV-infected parents and families and their reactions to living near the World Trade Center post 9/11.

  4. identify practice implications for emergency preparedness planning for urban families.

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(Article 2) -Two Shadows of the Twin Towers

(Article 1) - Organizational Prevention of Vicarious Trauma

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Course Retired
Course Number 100716
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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135 members have taken this course