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Working with victims of family abuse and violence: looking after yourself

In this 1-hour webinar, Dr Elizabeth Hindmarsh, Elizabeth McLindon and Dr Jill Benson talk about vicarious trauma and self-care in the context of family abuse and violence. This webinar aims to:

  • Define vicarious trauma, its development, risk and protective factor and barriers to identifying it 
  • Distinguish vicarious trauma from burnout and compassion fatigue 
  • Analyse the role of the practice, supervision and self-care in vicarious trauma risk and protection 
  • Present practical tools to help manage the emotional impact of working with survivors of family violence 
  • Promote resilience strategies for clinicians, practice managers and the whole practice 
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