Category: domestic violence organizations

What Domestic Violence Organizations Need to Know about Coronavirus

Like you, NCADV has been closely monitoring the impact and potential consequences of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We honor your tenacity, creativity and strength as you work to continue providing such critical services during these uncertain times to those in crisis, despite the risks, the fear, the constant changes, and the newly developing obstacles. As such, we hope the following material helps streamline information and resources for you so you can continue providing those critical... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Friday, March 13, 2020

What Supervisors and Leadership Need to Know About Vicarious Trauma and Supporting Your Staff

Promoting health and wellness is an important part of daily life for everyone. It’s something we often hear advocates encouraging victims and survivors of domestic violence to do as they recover from the trauma they experienced. We hear less about how advocates, in doing the work with trauma survivors, open themselves up to an occupational hazard known as vicarious trauma. Supervisors and leadership at domestic violence organizations can lessen the impacts of vicarious trauma for their... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Friday, May 18, 2018

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