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CW360° Explores Secondary Traumatic Stress in Child Welfare Professionals

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The 2012 issue of Child Welfare 360° (CW360°) (PDF - 2 MB) by the University of Minnesota School of Social Work is dedicated to exploring secondary traumatic stress in the child welfare workforce. The free publication provides information on how secondary traumatic stress develops, how to recognize the symptoms in yourself and colleagues, and a variety of intervention strategies at both the individual and organizational levels.

CW360°  is an annual publication that provides communities, child welfare professionals, and other human service professionals, comprehensive information on the latest research, policies and practices in a key area affecting child well-being today. The publication uses a multidisciplinary approach for its robust examination of an important issue in child welfare practice and invites articles from key stakeholders, including families, caregivers, service providers, a broad array of child welfare professionals (including educators, legal professionals, medical professionals and others), and researchers.

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