Victim Advocate's Guide to Wellness:: Six Dimensions of Vicarious Trauma-Free Life
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From the AuthorDEDICATIONThis book is for all the amazing, beautiful, dedicated, and committed Wonder Women and Wonder Men who create social change daily, participate in elimination of human suffering in the world, and make a difference in the lives of other people on regular basis. You rock my world! And the worlds of many a people who have an honor and a privilege to meet you! Thank you for being YOU!
"Self Care Simplified" according to JMac. In Ms. Phoenix's Victim Advocate's Guide to Wellness, the path towards self care is carved out before the reader. This text is written in a format that is easy to read and may be found as clear suggestions to both the professional and lay person. Ms. Phoenix allows herself to be vulnerable while describing her own challenges with fear & vicarious traumatization. This openness will leave the reader with a sense of being accompanied on their endeavor for wellness. Ms. Phoenix thoughtfully lays the tools at the reader's feet allowing one to experiment and decide which strategies they will implement into their self. To-the-Point Resource for Professionals R. Alan Martín Ms. Phoenix has done a fantastic job making a compact and to-the-point resource for professionals who work with traumatized clients or in traumatizing environments.Of special note is Ms. Phoenix's "Six Dimensions of a Vicarious Trauma Free Life"--Life Balance Wheel--every professional should have this posted on their office wall plus somewhere in their home. In the helping professions it's often easy to forget to save yourself first. If you end up burned-out, you'll suffer and so will the people you're trying to help.I was pleased to see Sandra Bloom, MD referenced in this publication. Dr. Bloom (Drexel Univers. This book has served as a wonderful resource for advocates in my office working with victims Katie Vance This book has served as a wonderful resource for advocates in my office working with victims of trauma. As a result of reading her book and also hearing her speak about her work, our office has developed a vicarious trauma prevention group based on the dimensions of a vicarious trauma free life. The book has served as an excellent guide for self-reflection as well as group discussion. I highly recommend this book to anyone already working in the field of trauma, but also is a great starting point for anyone just beginning their career as an advocate.
I tell you exactly what I did to change my reality in sustainable ways so that you can do the same thing.·Profound validating stories that you can actually relate to that will keep you turning the pages and know that you are not alone. Fortunately, vicarious trauma is preventable. This book is your personal guide to living healthy and content while thriving in a trauma-related field. If they can do it, so can you!·A step-by-step guide to implement, empower, and sustain an organizational culture of vicarious trauma prevention and sustainability at your workplace!·A compassionate, loving approach: you've beaten yourself up for not being good enough long enough. Finally, you will find out how to maintain life balance by nurturing physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, personal, and professional aspects of yourself, in order to create a productive, full, and cherished life free of vicarious trauma. Inside "Victim Advocate's Guide to Wellness: Six Dimensions of Vicarious Trauma-Free Life", you'll find:&mid
Olga Phoenix, MPA, MA is an internationally recognized expert and speaker on the topics of Vicarious Trauma, Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Trauma-Informed Services, as well as personal and organizational cultures of Sustainability, Self-Care, and Wellness. . Olga's reputation as trainer and speaker is built on her tremendous capacity to address challenging topics with com