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Secondary traumatic stress in child welfare work

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dc.contributor.advisor Orzeck, Tricia L
dc.contributor.author Clarke, Allison
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-11T16:52:06Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-11T16:52:06Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/3088
dc.description vi, 68 leaves ; 29 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract This project examines secondary traumatic stress (STS) and related concepts in the context of the child-welfare system. The relationship between child protection work and STS is highlighted, as well as the impact that STS has on workers in this field. To gain a more accurate understanding of the condition, I argue that existing terms related to helper trauma responses be classified more consistently under the rubric of STS. By synthesizing the classification of helper responses in such a way, an increased understanding of the condition may lead to enhanced professional education that addresses STS. A sample Table of Contents and STS assessment measure is included for the future development of a desk manual tool for child protection workers. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2010 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Project (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education) en_US
dc.subject Secondary traumatic stress en_US
dc.subject Child welfare workers -- Job stress en_US
dc.subject Stress (Psychology) en_US
dc.subject Burn out (Psychology) en_US
dc.subject Job stress en_US
dc.title Secondary traumatic stress in child welfare work en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Education en_US

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