Well@Work Podcast Episode 1: Secondary Traumatic Stress
Dr. Ginny Sprang helps us understand the potential effects of indirect trauma exposure on professionals. She defines the term secondary traumatic stress, outlines the symptoms, and makes suggestions for ways we can help mitigate the risk for developing STS during the COVID-19 pandemic. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 7:48 minutes.
Dr. Sprang is a professor of psychiatry in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and is the Executive Director of the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children (CTAC). She is also the principal investigator of the Secondary Traumatic Stress Innovations and Solutions Center at CTAC.