Vicarious traumatization: the impact on therapists who work with sexual offenders.

  title={Vicarious traumatization: the impact on therapists who work with sexual offenders.},
  author={Heather M. Moulden and Philip Firestone},
  journal={Trauma, violence & abuse},
  volume={8 1},
This article reviews the descriptive and empirical literature examining vicarious traumatization in therapists treating sexual offenders. Vicarious traumatization in sexual offender therapists is described, including an examination of the relationships between vicarious traumatization and client, therapist, and setting and therapy characteristics. Special attention is given to those unique factors that contribute to the development of vicarious traumatization in this group, as well as… CONTINUE READING

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