Understanding the "costs of caring"
Compassion fatigue (CF)
a profound emotional and physical exhaustion
develops in helping professionals
Vicarious trauma (VT)
a shift in a helper's world view as a result of hearing clients' trauma stories
Operational Stress Injury (OSI)
a non-clinical, non-medical term referring to a persistent psychological difficulty
caused by traumatic experiences or prolonged high stress or fatigue during service as a military member or first responder.
a term widely used that describes physical and emotional exhaustion due to poor work satisfaction and feeling powerless and overwhelmed at work