Fisher, P. (2016) Building Resilient Teams. Fisher & Associates. (available at TEND Academy)
Fisher, P. (2017) Resilience, Balance & Meaning Workbook: Supporting our Lives and our Work in High-Stress, Trauma-Exposed Workplaces. Fisher & Associates. (available at TEND Academy)
Lipsky, L. V. D. (2010). Trauma stewardship: An everyday guide to caring for self while caring for others. (available at The Trauma Stewardship Institute)
Mathieu, F. (2012). The compassion fatigue workbook: Creative tools for transforming compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization. New York: Routledge. (available at TEND Academy)
Middleton, J., Harris, L. M., Matera Bassett, D., & Nicotera, N. (2021). “Your Soul Feels a Little Bruised”: Forensic Interviewers’ Experiences of Vicarious Trauma. Traumatology. Advance online publication. (PDF)
National Children's Advocacy Center. (2018). Secondary traumatic stress and vicarious trauma among professionals who work with victims of child maltreatment: A bibliography. (available at CALiO)
The NCAC's Virtual Training Center (VTC) offers hundreds of courses and webinars, including many centered around Vicarious Trauma. You must have a login to access the VTC, but it is free to sign up.
Below is a sample of vicarious trauma-specific topics:
Created by the Office for Victims of Crime, this Toolkit discusses vicarious trauma and its impact on individuals, helps assess vicarious trauma in your own organization, and offers resources for addressing your staff's needs.
Reducing Ruminations is a guide on how child abuse professionals who provide direct services can effectively manage any ruminations, or recurring thoughts that they might have as a result of working on a particularly difficult case. Research has shown that not effectively managing these thoughts may result in the professional being less productive and effective when working cases.
The Vicarious Trauma Plan Guide, developed by SRCAC Project Director Karen Hangartner, LMSW, outlines strategies to address work-related trauma exposure for those who work in CACs and on MDTs.