STS Practice Laboratory


 

STS Practice Laboratory

 

 

Secondary Traumatic Stress is a condition that includes symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, and is caused by indirect exposure to traumatic material through the process of working with direct trauma survivors.  The University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children has been conducting research in this area for over two decades, and assist in product development to educate others and increasing awareness of how STS can impact employees, organizations and clients.  The Secondary Traumatic Stress Practice Lab is a place for practices, policies, tools and protocols for addressing STS to be developed and tested.  Additionally, this is an  environment designed to study the way the methods of addressing STS are implemented and sustained, and  a place to develop and implement the data management systems needed to evaluate success. The activites of the practice lab would be to

  • Develop and Test
  • Compare and Learn
  • Replicate and Adapt 
  • Apply and Improve

For access to the Secondary Traumatic Stress Informed Organizational Assessment see home page or follow this link http://www.uky.edu/ctac