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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.
Table of Contents
|Part I||Contemporary Views and Findings|
|1.||Diagnosis and Treatment of Helper Stresses, Traumas, and Illnesses||17|
|2.||The Trauma of Working with Traumatized Children||39|
|3.||Stress Responses of Mental Health Workers Following Disaster: The Oklahoma City Bombing||57|
|4.||Secondary Traumatic Stress in Case Managers Working in Community Mental Health Services||85|
|5.||Measuring Compassion Satisfaction as Well as Fatigue: Developmental History of the Compassion Satisfaction and Fatigue Test||107|
|Part II||Treatment and Prevention Innovations|
|6.||The Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for Compassion Fatigue||123|
|7.||Humor as a Moderator of Compassion Fatigue||139|
|8.||The Silencing Response in Clinical Practice: On the Road to Dialogue||155|
|9.||Trauma Treatment Training for Bosnian and Croatian Mental Health Workers||171|
|10.||Strategies for Managing Disaster Mental Health Worker Stress||181|