The Cost of Caring: Unpacking Vicarious Trauma, Compassion Fatigue, and Burnout in the College Context

Research demonstrates that those involved in helping professions (including campus-based advocacy, Title IX response, and prevention) are at increased risk for secondary trauma. The good news? We also have strategies to mitigate (and even prevent!) practitioners from experiencing the negative side effects of caring for our campus communities. Join us to learn more about the… more


Prevention Gets Personal: Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma in Prevention Work

We often talk about compassion fatigue (CF) and vicarious trauma (VT) in sexual violence advocacy and response work, but what about for preventionists? Prevention and education work poses unique risk factors for both VT and CT, and can manifest differently in individuals doing prevention. This webinar will discuss how compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma can… more


Sustainability & Support: The Institution’s Role in Supporting Healthy Campus Communities

In part three of our webinar series, we dive into the role of institutions in supporting the ongoing health and sustainability of successful Title IX response work on campus. We’ll examine 1) how secondary trauma impacts professionals across campus roles, 2) the role of the institution in supporting staff, faculty and students, and 3) tangible… more