Occupational stressors | Psychology homework help

The Assignment (1-3 pages)

Use the Media Carousel of Trauma-Response Helping Professionals to select an interview.

http://mym.cdn.laureate-media.com/2dett4d/Walden/COUN/8333/01/mm/carousel/index.html

  • Identify yourself as a master’s level student on the title page of your application.
  • Provide an analysis of the occupational stressors in the interview you selected.
  • Explain the implication of these stressors on the development of vicarious trauma.
  • Explain which two stressors you would find most challenging and explain why.
  • Explain two ways you would address these stressors. Be specific.
  • Reflect on your life experience, and describe at least one stressor that could impact, or could have impacted, the development of vicarious trauma and justify your selection.
  • Explain two ways you could address those challenges.
  •  Use this week’s Learning Resources or other current literature.

Readings

  • Course Text: Compassion fatigue: Coping with secondary traumatic stress disorder in those who treat the traumatized
    • Chapter 5, “Sensory-Based Therapy for Crisis Counselors”
  • Course Text: Treating compassion fatigue
    • Chapter 8, “The Silencing Response in Clinical Practice: On the Road to Dialogue”
  • Course Text: Secondary traumatic stress: Self-care issues for clinicians, researchers, and educators
    • Chapter 3, “The Risks of Treating Sexual Trauma: Stress and Secondary Trauma in Psychotherapists”
  • Course Text: Quitangon, G. & Evces, M. (2015). Vicarious Trauma and Disaster Mental Health: Understanding Risks and Promoting Resilience. New York: Routlege
  • Chapter 2
  • Article: Adams, S. A., & Riggs, S. A. (2008). An exploratory study of vicarious trauma among therapist trainees. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 21(1), 26–34.
  • Article: Hernandez, P., Engstram, D., Gangsei, D. (2010). Exploring the impact of trauma on therapists: Vicarious resilience and related concepts in training. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 29(1), 67–83.
  • Article: Linley, P., & Joseph, S. (2007). Therapy work and therapists’ positive and negative well-being. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 26(3), 385–403.