Supervising the Management of Vicarious Trauma

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia‚Äôs Vicarious Trauma - Managing the Inevitable Workshops are designed to assist frontline, supervisory and managerial staff to identify and respond effectively to vicarious trauma in the workplace. 

Learning Objectives

Completing the Supervising the Management of Vicarious Trauma Workshop will enable participants to: 

  • Differentiate Vicarious Trauma from other workplace stress;
  • Identify Vicarious Trauma symptoms in staff members;
  • Conduct Vicarious Trauma assessments;
  • Develop effective management strategies for different types of Vicarious Trauma;
  • Develop and monitor effective self-care plans for a range of employees. 

Course Content

Course Duration:  Full day (8 hours) 
Maximum Participants:    15 
Prerequisite: Workshop 1: Understanding Vicarious Trauma 



Excellent - very practical, usable and informative. The content was made easy to engage with. Jackie is a fantastic facilitator, very clear and well informed. She was very approachable and provided good guidance on responding to tricky questions.
Aboriginal Health Worker

The training was well facilitated and timed. I left with some real and practical skills I can adapt. 
Aboriginal Health Worker

The training was really well presented. Although it was really heavy content and a lot to take on, the trainer provided good practical information and recognised the complexities. 

Community Health Worker

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