Vicarious Trauma and Resilience, EVA Notes

Anti-violence workers are largely aware of the existence of vicarious trauma, or VT, and the impacts it can have on helpers who are indirectly exposed to traumatic events through emotionally engaging with and hearing the stories of their clients.

This edition of EVA Notes looks at VT, sometimes called the “cost of caring,” and Dr. Laurie Pearlman’s strategies for what she believes can grow from vicarious trauma experiences – vicarious transformation.

Download  EVA Notes, December 2017