Preventing and Healing from Secondary Traumatic Stress: Taking an Organizational Approach
AURORA SMALDONE, Maine Behavioral Healthcare
DORY HACKER, Maine Behavioral Healthcare
REBECCA HOFFMAN FRANCES, Maine Behavioral Healthcare
Maine Behavioral Healthcare is working with child and family-serving organizations across the state of Maine, implementing practices and protocols for workers experiencing secondary traumatic stress. By acknowledging, responding to, and helping workers process secondary traumatic stress, organizations can help their workforce stay strong for the children and families they serve.