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Treating Compassion Fatigue
Sometimes called secondary traumatic stress, compassion fatigue describes the traumatic effect and the toll that helping those suffering with PTSD can have on the helping professional. The objective of this text is to aid the identification, assessment, and treatment of compassion fatigue, and this conveyed through 11 chapters, each from distinguished researchers in the fi ...more
Hardcover, 227 pages
Published June 28th 2002 by Taylor & Francis Group
(first published June 1st 2002)
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This book is chock full of valuable information. I would have liked to have seen it spend more time on giving and explaining tools for dealing with compassion fatigue (other than eat right, exercise and get enough sleep which is the stock answer) and burn out rather than focusing so much on defining it and who is prone to it. Still worth reading.