In this article we want to address compassion fatigue, secondary trauma, and self-care in the context of working in Child Welfare and the professionals who do this work. All child welfare professionals are susceptible and our hope is that these resources can aid in your coping and self-care journey.
Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Trauma
In child welfare, compassion is an important resource that helps workers do their job effectively and equitably. However, continuously being exposed to the trauma of others can cause feelings of being overwhelmed and stressed. Learn more about Compassion Fatigue here.