Vicarious Trauma

The course will explore ideas around secondary trauma and its impact on individuals working with/caring for children and young people who have experienced trauma. We will also look at how we as adults understand our own needs, responses and how we can look after ourselves.

  • To explore the concepts of secondary trauma, compassion fatigue, burnout, and vicarious trauma.
  • To understand signs of secondary trauma and how we recognise these in ourselves.
  • To consider different ideas around self-care and compassion.

A Gwent Partnership Board Service