Project Description

Spring 2012 CW360°—Secondary Trauma & the Child Welfare Workforce
Editors: Traci LaLiberte, PhD, Tracy Crudo, MSW, LISW, & Heidi Ombisa, MSW

Child welfare professionals face unique challenges such as secondary trauma as they undertake the day-to-day work of providing safety and stability to families.

Articles include research on secondary traumatic stress and how outside influences can impact work, ways of preventing and intervening from an individual to organizational to policy level, and examples of cross-system collaborations and strategies for practice improvements.