Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Vicarious Trauma among Researchers of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence
The Guidelines make recommendations for preventing and responding to trauma that impacts researchers and staff conducting research on sexual and intimate partner violence. They describe vicarious trauma in the context of undertaking research on sexual and intimate partner violence; discuss its’ impact; and consider organisational, project and individual factors that mitigate potential adverse consequences of doing this type of research. They also provide recommendations for ethics boards and researchers for ensuring that researcher well-being is considered and interventions to prevent and address vicarious trauma are incorporated into research protocols.
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Year of publication: 2015