Offers fundamental information about secondary traumatic stress (STS). This fact sheet gives CAC workers guidance on understanding STS, who is impacted, and what CAC'a can do to address it.
The following resources on Secondary Traumatic Stress were developed by the NCTSN.
Offers additional resources on secondary traumatic stress for CAC workers.
Gives supervisors and administrators in the child welfare system the information on the importance of addressing secondary traumatic stress (STS).
Provides an overview for providers on how to work with children and families who are living with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD) and have experienced trauma.
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 influence of culture on mental health providers coping with secondary traumatic stress (STS) and the choices that clinicians make to seek, or not seek, support.
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.