Trauma/Vicarious Trauma

 

Publications and Resources

Vicarious Trauma
Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others – A terrific resource for service providers dealing with Secondary Trauma/Vicarious Trauma.  Available from Amazon.

Trauma and Recovery
Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror – The classic book on the subject of trauma and recovery from violence.

Overview of PTSD Symptoms
PTSD Fact Sheet

Websites

National Center for PTSD:
www.ptsd.va.gov- Information on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder:
www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtml – A wealth of information about PTSD for victims and for service providers.

Advocates for Human Rights:
http://stopvaw.org/Health_Consequences_of_Sexual_Assault.html
– Health consequences of sexual assault.