Tag Archives: Social Work

On the Fringe of Darkness: Understanding Secondary Trauma

*This is an undergraduate project for The Honors College at Eastern Michigan University.* What is secondary trauma? Is secondary trauma real? How can we prevent the occurrence of secondary trauma? Can we prevent it or are we to accept it and learn to properly manage it? Secondary trauma refers to being traumatized by the disturbing… Read More »

Social Work PTSD

Source: https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-zgeyh-aac489 In this week’s episode of The Social Work Tutor Podcast SWT and Matt discuss: The impact of PTSD and vicarious trauma on social workers Ineffective social work unions and associations Shamima Begum Raising the profile of adult social work Worldwide social work British hobbies And so much more… Source: Youtube

Everyday Trauma: Perspectives from Buddhism and Psychoanalysis

If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to digicomm@uchicago.edu. Mark Epstein, M.D. presented the 2015 Ikuo Yamaguchi Memorial Seminar at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration on March 9, 2015. If there is one thing Buddhism and psychoanalysis… Read More »

Social worker helps ex-soldier defeat ‘different’ enemy: PTSD

Former soldier Dene Graskie says he has spent the last few years fighting “a different war” — this one with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Graskie is grateful he had Gita Ward, an Alberta Health Services social worker with a huge reservoir of toughness and compassion, battling alongside him. Source: Youtube