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Breathe deeply!  Taking Care of the Caregiver

~by Judy Szeg, Educator, Office & Volunteer Coordinator, Safeline, Inc.

 “You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe                                          deserve your love and affection.”  – Buddha… 551 more words

Self Care

Self care, self-preservation

There is a lot of emphasis placed on self care in the social work community. Self care is the intentional work done to care for oneself.  1,149 more words

Social Work

Vermont Social Working Shooting- Vicariouos Traumatization

I’m trying to figure out how to cope with the social worker shooting in Vermont but I don’t know how. I have been a social worker in public child welfare for about 3 years now.  451 more words

5 tips to avoid compassion fatigue

Compassion fatigue, also known as burnout, can appear in caregivers exposed to suffering on a daily basis. Nurses, care workers, doctors, counsellors are all exposed to compassion fatigue. 441 more words


Self Care

If you’re following a blog about how ordinary people can change the world, chances are that you see the desperate need for changes to some parts of our world and you desperately want to be a part of that change. 557 more words

Ways To Change The World

Simon Danczuk is not the first to suffer vicarious trauma.

Simon Danczuk, who has been campaigning for justice for the many adults who have reported being raped, buggered and tortured by British MPs has reported suffering vicarious trauma.  561 more words

Making Secondary Trauma a Primary Issue

By Sam Dubberley – First posted by Eyewitness Media Hub

Eyewitness Media Hub is embarking on a cross-industry study into the impact of traumatic footage — and we need your help… 227 more words