Prevalence of Secondary Traumatic Stress in PrimaryCaregivers of Children in the Wyoming Foster Care System
Secondary traumatic stress is a subject that has been researched in medical and social work professions immensely. One specific area of interest has been in the effects of working with foster care children on clinical professionals. Although many studies have found high levels of self-reported secondary trauma in case workers and therapists who work with foster children, prevalence rates of secondary traumatic stress in primary caregivers of foster children have not been determined. However, as primary caregivers are the main adults involved in day to day activities and care of foster children, ...
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