Supporting people after sudden death including COVID-19

Supporting the supporter: vicarious trauma and support needs

This webinar, held on Thursday 21 September 2017, feautured an extensive input session from Dr Keren Cohen, Senior Lecturer and Head of Therapies at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Content covered within this event included a discussion of the signs and symptoms of vicarious trauma, and also an overview of PTSD, secondary trauma and support networks and methods for avoiding vicarious trauma. 

A recording of the webinar is now available on our YouTube channel here.

We have made available a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation from the day, for your reference. Please click the link below to view.

A best practice guidance report based on this webinar can be found here

Details of our other upcoming events can be found here.

Other useful papers and guidance reports from Sudden are available here.