Secondary traumatic stress is a risk when we support and engage wholeheartedly with a trauma survivor. More recently, secondary traumatic stress has come to the front as an issue separate from burnout, and it should be addressed. While burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion caused by long-term involvement in emotionally demandingContinue reading “Can Family & Friends Suffer from Secondary Trauma?”
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It’s a…Two Boys!
It’s a girl! two BOYS! In the past month our lives have been turned upside down. Yes, my last post was about our journey and hopes in becoming a foster family. That has happened. More accurately, that bomb exploded (haha). Instead of receiving one child under the age of five as anticipated we received aContinue reading “It’s a…Two Boys!”