Vicarious Resilience

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Vicarious Resilience

Working with refugees in the mental health field is both a challenging and rewarding experience. Providers should take time for self care — not only for their own well being, but to model healthy behavior for clients. Meditation, physical exercise, journaling and artistic expression can all help providers practice wellness.

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    Vicarious Trauma

    When other people’s stories of trauma become integrated into our life story

     

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    Vicarious Resilience

    Focusing on the positive aspects and influences in our lives

     

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    Burn-out

    Not an event, but a process that results in mental or emotional exhaustion

     

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    Compassion Fatigue

    When interactions with others’ trauma triggers our own trauma

Defintions

Vicarious Trauma

When other people’s stories of trauma become integrated into our life story

Vicarious Resilience

Focusing on the positive aspects and influences in our lives

Burn-out

Not an event, but a process that results in mental or emotional exhaustion

Compassion Fatigue

When interactions with others’ trauma triggers our own trauma

Managing Wellness

Exploring Challenges Providers Face

The Pitfalls Of Untrained Providers

Improving Provider Efficacy