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Understanding secondary traumatic stress

This AdoptUSKids webinar for parent support group leaders discusses how to recognize the signs of secondary traumatic stress in yourself using self-assessment and concrete strategies to help you and your group members manage vicarious trauma.

The presenter—an experienced adoptive parent and group leader—shares self-care techniques to avoid burnout and ways to respond to signs of secondary traumatic stress when they present in your group.

Year presented: 2020

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Understanding Secondary Traumatic Stress for Parent Group Leaders

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Presentation slides (4.4 MB PDF)



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