Reducing Secondary Traumatic Stress : Skills for Sustaining a Career in the Helping Professions
* Skills-based: most books on burnout or compassion fatigue are largely signs, symptoms, and "self-care". This book defines concrete, acquirable skills. There is significant clamoring in the field for "what we do about it."
* Evidence-Informed: The guidance offered in this book derives from an evidence-base.
* Trauma-Informed: The foundation for trauma-informed treatment is the emotion regulation skills of the provider. The treatment professional must be emotionally regulated to effectively implement any trauma treatment--and a commitment to care for oneself can keep professionals in the field for a career.