Latent Structure of Secondary Traumatic Stress (1 CE)
Number of Credits: 1
This course is for: Clinical Psychologist, Counselors
Course By: Tracey Thomas, PsyD
Content By: Zivanovic, M., & Markovic, M.V. (2020). Latent structure of secondary traumatic stress, its precursors, and effects on people working with refugee. PLoS One, 15(10): e0241545. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0241545
Course Description: The researchers' goal was to evaluate the latent structure of secondary traumatic stress (STS), its predecessor, and the service providers' emotional and mental effect on refugees going through the Balkan. The researchers evaluated 270 participants utilizing the Secondary Traumatic Stress Scale to assess STS, depression, anxiety, and life quality. The extent of various and specific traumatic experiences positively correlated with STS. The study benefits skilled professionals in understanding the vulnerabilities of STS and other psychological distress that providers experience working with traumatized people.
- Identify one aim of the study as relates to secondary traumatic stress among professionals.
- Evaluate two tables used to present data and identify two key findings from the presented research.
- Identify two limitations of the presented study and consider those limitations in the context of future research in this area.
- Read and understand the article, Latent structure of secondary traumatic stress, its precursors, and effects on people working with refugee
- Review the Course Description and Learning Objectives
- Work through the post-test questions; the answers to the questions should be derived from the respective article
- Review the article for further clarification, if needed
- Return to the article for clarification regarding secondary traumatic stress, or for any missed questions
|Board Approvals||American Psychological Association (APA), NBCC, Florida Board - Social Work, MFT, Counseling, and Psychology, NYSED - Social Work, MFT and Counseling Only, American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders|
|CE Format||Online, Text-Based|