Offers child-serving professionals information about secondary traumatic stress (STS).
The following resources on Secondary Traumatic Stress were developed by the NCTSN.
Is designed to mitigate secondary trauma symptoms experienced by child welfare staff, and secondary trauma’s impact on unit and agency functioning.
Discusses the importance of quality supervision that organizations can provide to staff members at risk for secondary traumatic stress (STS).
Offers fundamental information about secondary traumatic stress (STS). This fact sheet gives CAC workers guidance on understanding STS, who is impacted, and what CACs can do to address it.
Gives supervisors and administrators in the child welfare system the information on the importance of addressing secondary traumatic stress (STS).
Provides community violence workers with information about secondary traumatic stress (STS).
Provides ideas about self-care for parents impacted by domestic violence. This fact sheet points out how stress can affect parents and provides suggestions on how to deal with that stress.
Highlights the face-to-face NCTSN Advisory Board meeting, showcases a few of our Category III sites and the outstanding work they are doing in their centers, and discusses the impact deployment has had on one Network family, as well as other stories.
Describes risk factors for and signs of secondary traumatic stress in educators, as well as techniques for prevention and self-care.
Is the third appendix in the Psychological First Aid First Operations Guide (PFA). This appendix offers information on PFA provider care.
Addresses the potential for secondary traumatic stress in disaster and terrorism settings and outline some recommended actions for preventing and reducing the potentially stressful impact of this work on disaster mental health providers.
Discusses the importance of identifying and implementing effective strategies for self-care in dealing with the emotional challenges of working with infants, young children, and their caregivers who have been traumatized.