Care for Providers
Working with children who have experienced trauma can be extremely stressful. Self-care is incredibly important for maintaining your own health and wellbeing.
On this page you'll find some resources if you're looking for self-care and coping with secondary traumatic stress.
Secondary Trauma, Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care
Secondary Traumatic Stress, NCTSN
Secondary Trauma for Caseworkers, Child Welfare Information Gateway
Secondary Trauma in the Child Welfare Workforce, UMN Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
Note: This is by no means an exhaustive list of resources on this topic. I also have not read, listened to, or watched everything on all of these websites, and thus do not necessarily endorse all content on these sites. If you have ideas for good resources to add, please contact me via my contact page!