When Helping Hurts: Sustaining Trauma Workers – ORGANISATIONAL

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Produced for trauma workers, relief workers and those exposed to trauma due to their profession or work as volunteers, this DVD addresses the issue of Secondary Traumatization and Compassion Fatigue. These conditions are a hazard to the helping professionals that deal with traumatic events and through the voice of six therapists and experts, this DVD heightens awareness of symptoms and risks, and provides new information about prevention, resilience and treatment. Specific strategies on awareness, lifestyle balance and connecting with others are given to assist trauma workers. You will hear personal stories and advice from Frank Ochberg, MD, Charles Figley, PhD, John Wilson, PhD, Carl Bell, MD, Atle Dyregrov, PhD, and Angie Panos, PhD. This DVD is used by the US Army as part of their Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program.

This DVD features a Full Version (52 min) and an Abbreviated version (17 min) which can be used in workshops, training and classrooms.


About Prof. Charles R. Figley, Ph.D.


Prof. Charles R. Figley, Ph.D. is the Paul Henry Kurzweg, MD Distinguished Chair in Disaster Mental Health and a Tulane University Graduate School of Social Work Professor since July 2008. He is also director of the Traumatology Institute and the Co-Director of the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy. In addition to traumatic stress and resilience, Dr. Figley and his research teams have focused on other types of stress including fame-related stress, animal care-related stress, social, and lawyers and law librarians stress. Most of this research has been guided by and contributes to theories and interventions that are evidence-based which prevent, limit, or eliminate unwanted distress.


This is an Instructor Version and can be used for groups and training purposes.


Dispatched from United Kingdom. International delivery available: Europe (excluding Poland).



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