Treating Compassion Fatigue

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583910535
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Series: Routledge Psychosocial Stress Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 236
  • Sales rank: 684,262
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles Figley, Ph.D., is a pioneer in the field of trauma studies. He is the Director of the Traumatology Institute and the founding Director of the Green Cross Projects in the School of Social Work at Florida State University. He is the founding president of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, the founding editor of the Journal of Traumatic Stress and editor of Traumatology. Among Dr. Figley's numerous publications are The Traumatology of Grieving (1998) and the benchmark work, Compassion Fatigue: Coping With Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder in Those Who Treat the Traumatized (1995).

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Table of Contents

Section I: Contemporary Views and Findings
Introduction: Treating Compassion Fatigue, Charles Figley
1. Diagnosis and Treatment of Helper Stresses Traumas and Illnesses, Paul Valent
2. The Trauma of Working with Traumatized Children, Tracy Woodard-Myers and Thomas A. Cornille
3. Stress Responses of Mental Health Workers Following Disaster: The Oklahoma City Bombing, David F. Wee and Diane Myers
4. Secondary Traumatic Stress in Case Managers Working in Community Mental Health Services, Lenore Meldrum, Robert King, and Darren Spooner
5. Measuring Compassion Satisfaction As Well As Fatigue: Developmental History of the Compassion Satisfaction and Fatigue Test, B. Hundall Stamm
Section II: Treatment and Prevention Innovations
6. The Accelerated Recovery Program for Compassion Fatigue, Eric Gentry, Anna B. Baranowsky and Kathleen Dunning
7. Humor as a Moderator of Compassion Fatigue, Carmen C. Moran
8. The Silencing Response in Clinical Practice: On the Road to Dialogue, Anna B. Baranowsky
9. Trauma Treatment Training for Bosnian and Croation Mental Health Workers, Geoffry D. White
10. Strategies for Managing Disaster Mental Health Worker Stress Diane Myers and David F. Wee
Epilogue, Charles R. Figley
Index

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