Treating Compassion Fatigue

Treating Compassion Fatigue

by Charles R. Figley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1583910530

ISBN-13: 9781583910535

Pub. Date: 06/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In recent years, much has occurred in the field of traumatology, including the widening of the audience and the awareness of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). This book from celebrated traumatology pioneer Charles Figley, further clarifies the concept of compassion fatigue through theory, research, and treatment. The basic thesis of this book is the

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In recent years, much has occurred in the field of traumatology, including the widening of the audience and the awareness of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). This book from celebrated traumatology pioneer Charles Figley, further clarifies the concept of compassion fatigue through theory, research, and treatment. The basic thesis of this book is the identification, assessment, and treatment of compassion fatigue and this is done over eleven chapters, each from distinguished researchers in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583910535
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Series:
Psychosocial Stress Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Sales rank:
996,733
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction1
Pt. IContemporary Views and Findings
1Diagnosis and Treatment of Helper Stresses, Traumas, and Illnesses17
2The Trauma of Working with Traumatized Children39
3Stress Responses of Mental Health Workers Following Disaster: The Oklahoma City Bombing57
4Secondary Traumatic Stress in Case Managers Working in Community Mental Health Services85
5Measuring Compassion Satisfaction as Well as Fatigue: Developmental History of the Compassion Satisfaction and Fatigue Test107
Pt. IITreatment and Prevention Innovations
6The Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for Compassion Fatigue123
7Humor as a Moderator of Compassion Fatigue139
8The Silencing Response in Clinical Practice: On the Road to Dialogue155
9Trauma Treatment Training for Bosnian and Croatian Mental Health Workers171
10Strategies for Managing Disaster Mental Health Worker Stress181
Epilogue213
Index219

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