Vicarious trauma is the impact on someone's central psychological needs and world view when they hear stories of trauma. Workers who hear or read about trauma such as sexual assault or family violence are at risk of experiencing vicarious trauma.
Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia has over 40 years experience in the field of sexual, domestic and family violence.
We have extensive experience in the provision of comprehensive vicarious trauma management solutions for employers.
The organisation has researched and developed a unique evidence based program for effective management of vicarious trauma. In 2007 this program received the WorkCover NSW Award for the ‘Best Solution to an Identified Occupational Health and Safety Issue’.
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Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia has extensive experience in providing a wide range of support services for professionals working in the field of trauma.
Our organisation has extensive experience in the provision of clinical supervision including; the provision of trauma-focused therapies, self-care strategies and vicarious trauma management to a wide range of organisations.
Rape and Domestic Violence services Australia clinicians provide regular psychometric monitoring of vicarious trauma for external organisations and professionals working in the context of trauma.
Vicarious trauma can seriously impact on the well-being of a workforce and organisation. Training and consultation for the management of trauma impacts on workers is available for organisations whose employees work with those who have experienced trauma.
Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia has developed a suite of vicarious trauma training programs which aim to equip professionals at all levels (frontline and supervisory) with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively identify and respond to vicarious trauma.
Training for management / supervisors / team leaders who have day-to-day responsibility for staff well-being.
The use of psychometrics to monitor and manage vicarious trauma can provide clear information about the severity and type of vicarious trauma impacts that are present within team members.
Educational strategies are a key for successful management of vicarious trauma. Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia can provide training to management for self care planning for individuals to offset vicarious trauma.
This interactive online workshop, developed to assist in identifying the impacts of vicarious trauma, as well as reflecting on evidence-based strategies which can support individuals in offsetting impacts.
Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia works with organisations that support traumatised populations to develop customised evidence-based tailored solutions that effectively meet identified needs.
Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia has extensive experience in providing a wide range of support services for professionals working in the field of trauma. These include vicarious trauma management solutions, training packages, debriefing and supervision for clinicians, self care plans, and trauma-focussed therapies.