Author: Renata Ribeiro

Vicarious Trauma – Awareness of self

Vicarious trauma is a secondary form of trauma that is caused by the constant exposure to traumatic events and materials. You don’t need to be a survivor to experience vicarious trauma. For example: BARCC is  a non-profit organization that works with rape survivors, so BARCC’s staff is constantly working with traumatized victims; that itself can trigger reactions […]