Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue

Read the assigned journal articles regarding compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization.

Sommer, C.A. (2008). Vicarious traumatization, trauma-sensitive supervision, and counselor preparation. Counselor Education and Supervision, 48(1), 61-71.

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Crothers, D. (1995). Vicarious traumatization in the work with survivors of childhood trauma. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services, 33(4), 9-13.

What is Compassion Fatigue (2010). Retrieved June 28, 2013 from https:// www.youtube.com/watch v=VubmnvCI9sk

Mary, P. V. H., & Rothenberg, M. (2009). Quality of life and compassion Satisfaction/Fatigue and burnout in child welfare workers: A study of the child welfare workers in community based care organizations in central florida. Social Work and Christianity, 36(1), 36-54.

Describe what is meant by the terms vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue. Why is it important for counselors to understand the risks associated with compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization Describe 4 things a human services professional can do to address compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization. The paper should be at least 300 words. I will send you the 3 Journal articles.