Vicarious Trauma Management
Rape & Domestic Violence
Services Australia (R&DVSA) operates from evidence base practice. In seeking to manage the
risk and impacts of vicarious traumatisation on its own workforce, the
organisation researched and developed its own Vicarious Trauma Management
Program. In 2007, this Program received the WorkCover NSW’s Safe
Work Award for ‘The Best Solution to an
Identified Occupational Health and Safety Issue’.
can assist organisations to respond to vicarious trauma and design and
implement effective vicarious trauma management frameworks. At R&DVSA, we
believe that a collaborative process is the foundation for effectively managing
vicarious trauma. We work closely with all clients to ensure that the framework
and services provided are tailored to the needs of the organisation.
“The Vicarious Trauma Management Program we have
developed together has produced a consistent significant impact on reducing the
levels of vicarious trauma in staff, as well as demonstrated positive outcomes
on organisational bottom lines, such as productivity, satisfaction and
attrition. We value the achievements we have made with R&DVSA and our work
Moss, WHS Manager, Catholic Care – Broken Bay.
evaluates the effectiveness of our internal and external vicarious trauma