Guidelines for the prevention and management of vicarious trauma among researchers of sexual and intimate partner violence

2015Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) 2015

These guidelines outline recommendations for the prevention of, and response to, vicarious trauma in researchers working in the field of sexual and intimate partner violence but can also be of use and relevance to those researching other sensitive topics including other forms of gender based violence.

Key wordsCompassion Fatigue / post-traumatic stress disorder / Secondary traumatization / Vicarious trauma