Providing care can sometimes come at a cost. This article from Ragan’s Health Care Communications News outlines nine basic steps that care providers can take to minimize the risk of secondary/vicarious traumatization.
From the article:
"How do health care workers, caregivers, and volunteers keep caring and showing compassion without getting run down themselves? We found nine ways they can take care of themselves so they can keep taking care of others."
Read the rest here.