Coping Styles and Secondary Traumatic Stress in Direct Care Staff Working in Residential Treatment Centers
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Journal of Therapeutic Schools and Programs
Relationships were examined between secondary stress symptoms, coping styles, and compassion satisfaction among staff working with child and adolescent residents in treatment. Results indicated male participants and emotional-based coping styles positively correlated with secondary traumatic stress reactions. Implications for future research and suggestions for training programs and clinical practice are offered.