Professional services: self care planning

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Professional services: self care planning

  • Vicarious trauma can seriously impact on the well-being of a workforce and organisation;
  • Managing vicarious trauma not only promotes the wellbeing of staff, it is cost effective and assists organisations in proactively complying with work, health and safety requirements;
  • Self care plans can assist with offsetting vicarious trauma symptoms
  • Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia can offer support services for professionals working in the field of trauma.

Vicarious trauma management

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia works with organisations that support traumatised populations to develop customised evidence-based tailored solutions that effectively manage vicarious trauma. Our experts assist government agencies and non-profit organisations working across diverse settings.

Managing vicarious trauma not only promotes the wellbeing of staff, it is cost effective and assists organisations in proactively complying with work, health and safety requirements.

Vicarious trauma can produce significant and prolonged human and financial costs in the following areas:

  • Employee physical and mental well-being;
  • Employee work performance;
  • Collegial relationships;
  • Workplace culture;
  • Staff attrition rates;
  • Unplanned absences from the workplace;
  • Worker compensation claims.


Self care planning

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia can provide self care planning for individuals to offset vicarious trauma by helping with:

  • Identifying vicarious trauma symptoms and how to recognise these;
  • Discussing management of vicarious trauma;
  • Effective self care planning;
  • Assessing the effectiveness of self care plans.

Our professional services

At Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia, we work with organisations that support traumatised populations to develop customised evidence-based tailored solutions to effectively meet identified needs. Our experts assist government agencies and non-profit organisations working across diverse settings.

We engage in ongoing research to ensure that services provided align with best national and international practice in the field. Our organisations’ work is evidence based and we strive to deliver services of the highest quality.

We have extensive success in providing trauma-specialised interventions and supervision to frontline, advanced practitioners and leaders.

All vicarious trauma management training programs are audited regularly to ensure the information provided is evidence-based and current. Programs can be tailored based on the needs of each organisation and can be delivered to clinical and non-clinical audiences.