Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Child Welfare Professional by Josephine G. PryceSecondary Traumatic Stress and the Child Welfare Professional by Josephine G. Pryce

Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Child Welfare Professional

byJosephine G. Pryce, Kimberly K. Shackelford, David H. Pryce

Paperback | June 15, 2007

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Becoming a child welfare professional should come with a warning: "beware - this may change you forever and can be dangerous." The change, however, may be good if you can learn to cope with the stress of the work and grow from the experience. Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Child WelfareProfessional, a first-of-its kind book, presents the tools to help child welfare practitioners and agency managers identify and provide practical and appropriate interventions. This book is based on the authors' ten-year study of over 600 child welfare practitioners' experience with traumatic stressand child welfare.
Josephine G. Pryce (PhD, University of California, Berkeley; MSW, Our Lady of the Lake University) is associate professor of social work at the University of Alabama. She teaches a variety of courses in social work practice, research, and traumatic stress. Professor Pryce is the recipient of several awards for teaching excellence. The ...
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Title:Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Child Welfare ProfessionalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 0.51 inPublished:June 15, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190615915

ISBN - 13:9780190615918

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"This text is a unique and important resource for anyone working in the child welfare field. The training manual is excellent for professional development workshops and programs." --Fred R. McKenzie, Aurora University