Vicarious traumatization among child welfare and child protection professionals: A systematic review.

  title={Vicarious traumatization among child welfare and child protection professionals: A systematic review.},
  author={Beth E. Molnar and S A Meeker and Katherine Manners and Lisa Tieszen and Karen Irene Kalergis and Janet E. Fine and Sean Hallinan and Jessica Wolfe and Muriel K. Wells},
  journal={Child abuse \& neglect},

Role of Psychosocial Factors In Vicarious Traumatization: A Comparative Study

  • N. MustafaH. Iqbal
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Journal of Gandhara Medical and Dental Science
  • 2022
Investigating the role of psychosocial factors such as, gender, marital status, profession, and personal history of trauma in vicarious traumatization revealed significant differences among various groups of healthcare professionals in whom psychiatrists are the most vulnerable group for vicarious trauma and psychologists are the least vulnerable group.

Vicariously Resilient or Traumatised Social Workers: Exploring Some Risk and Protective Factors

Due to the indirect exposure to traumatic realities, social workers may experience emotional responses of vicarious traumatisation or vicarious resilience. Previous research indicated that risk

Identifying child protection workers at risk for secondary traumatization: A latent class analysis of the Professional Quality of Life Scale-5.

The LCA approach outperformed existing scoring procedures in differentiating between employees with varying levels of distress, impairment, and well-being and may render the measure useful when screening for employees who are at risk forlevels of distress and impairment that require intervention.

The impact of COVID-19 on research within the homeless services sector

This report describes how the authors adapted the research methodologies to continue work throughout the pandemic, despite various restrictions, and advances the field by providing lessons learned about best practice approaches in pre and post COVID-19 front line worker contexts.

The Influence of Family Function on State and Trait Anxiety of Chinese College Students During the Epidemic of COVID-19

The authors have requested that this preprint be withdrawn due to erroneous posting.

Fear of COVID-19 and secondary trauma: Moderating role of self-efficacy

COVID-19 has affected millions of people around the globe. People's mental health, especially those of nurses, has been primarily affected by the fear of this virus. More focus has been paid to

Organizational support for the potentially traumatic impact of video evidence of violent crime in the criminal justice system: ‘We’re almost making more victims’

As graphic video evidence becomes a standard element in the investigation and prosecution of violent crime, criminal justice organizations must consider and address exposure to and impact of this

The Influence of Family Function on State Anxiety of Chinese College Students During the Epidemic of COVID-19

It is clarified that generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and trait anxiety had mediating effects in family function on the state anxiety of Chinese college students following the “stay-at-home” order during the outbreak of COVID-19.



Advancing Science and Practice for Vicarious Traumatization/Secondary Traumatic Stress: A Research Agenda

This article reviews existing research and outlines a research agenda for addressing vicarious traumatization/STS in the workplace, organized by the 4 steps of a public health approach.

Relationship Between Vicarious Traumatization and Turnover Among Child Welfare Professionals

Child welfare professionals work on the front lines with maltreated children and their families every day. The very nature of the work can have a significant impact on their emotional well being and

Childhood abuse history, secondary traumatic stress, and child welfare workers.

The study findings document the link between a personal history of primary trauma, childhood abuse or neglect, and the heightened risk for secondary traumatic stress in child welfare workers.

Extraversion, neuroticism and secondary trauma in Internet child abuse investigators.

  • N. Tehrani
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Occupational medicine
  • 2016
There was a higher incidence of STS in investigators who were female, introverted and neurotic, however, there were lower levels ofSTS in the participants in this study than those found in other studies.

Crimes Against Caring: Exploring the Risk of Secondary Traumatic Stress, Burnout, and Compassion Satisfaction Among Child Exploitation Investigators

Secondary traumatic stress (STS) and burnout are debilitating occupational hazards that inhibit helping professional’s overall well-being. Much of the extant scholarship on this topic has focused on

Interventions for Secondary Traumatic Stress With Mental Health Workers

There is compelling evidence of psychological effects of working with trauma victims; however, no rigorous evidence meeting eligibility criteria was found to inform how to intervene most effectively with mental health workers who experience symptoms of STS.

Secondary Traumatic Stress: Prevalence and Symptomology Amongst Detective Officers Investigating Child Protection Cases

This study provides empirical evidence of issues that have so far been little documented in the UK and considers the implications for policing policy and practice in terms of the health and well-being of serving police officers.

Vicarious Trauma in Child Welfare Workers: A Study of Organizational Responses

Child welfare is provided within an organizational context that both supports and thwarts the efforts of workers and administrators to meet the myriad of goals established by federal, state, and