Stress and Secondary Trauma

Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Workers
There is growing evidence to suggest that child welfare workers are experiencing high levels of secondary traumatic stress (STS) as a result of exposure to traumatized clients in crisis (e.g., Barbee, et al, 2018). The Quality Improvement Center on Workfo
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CFS Strong - Building a Resilient Workforce
This video, created by the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services, summarizes CFS Strong, the Nebraska initiative to strengthen their workforce as part of the QIC-WD.
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Nebraska: Addressing Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS)
Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services will address STS among child welfare workers and supervisors.
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Nebraska Selects a Workforce Intervention: Addressing Secondary Traumatic Stress
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) workforce intervention will address secondary traumatic stress (STS) among frontline staff and supervisors.
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Ohio: Supportive Coaching Model & Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS)
Discussion of the role of supervision and coaching in child welfare agencies and describes how secondary traumatic stress (STS) can impact workers.
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Ohio Selects and Begins Installation of a Workforce Intervention: Coach Ohio: Promoting Resilience and Optimism
Ohio decided to implement Coach Ohio; a supportive supervision intervention that pairs the Resilience Alliance (RA) strategy with the Atlantic Coast Child Welfare Implementation Center (ACCWIC) Coaching model.
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Stress and the Child Welfare Workforce: Recognizing Signs of Secondary Traumatic Stress
Child welfare workers are exposed to a variety of stressors in their everyday work.
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