Therapist Resilience & Vicarious Trauma


This presentation discusses the effects of vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue in therapists and the ways that therapists can prevent and treatment these effects.


Hours: 1.50


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals


This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Course Details

Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Understand the effects and symptoms of vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue.
Learn about the prevalence of these conditions and therapist vulnerability.
Focus on the three-layered hierarchical model of resilience development and therapist wellness.

2015 NADD Conference session recording.

Instructor: Brian D. Tallant, NCC, LPC
Brian Tallant is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Program Director at the Aurora Mental Health Center, in Aurora, Colorado. Mr. Tallant manages Intercept Center, a mental health outpatient and day treatment program for children who have a dual diagnosis of developmental disability and co-occurring mental health disorder. he conducts workshops nationally and internationally on adapted therapies for children who have developmental disabilities. Disclosure: Brian D. Tallant, NCC, LPC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry, intermediate, and advanced level Direct Support Professionals; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
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