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Resource Library

Welcome to the Resource Library, a searchable collection of materials that you can use for your organizational development and training needs. Inside you will find tools, promotional items, reference materials, and more.


Making Positive Lifestyle Changes (PDF, 18 KB)

This self-care worksheet for practitioners addresses positive lifestyle changes and exercises that help to prevent compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma.

Search Terms: Self-Care, Compassion Fatigue, Burnout, Vicarious Trauma

Compassion Fatigue/Vicarious Trauma Flier (PDF, 154 KB)

This flier promotes the 2-day training on Compassion Fatigue/Vicarious Trauma.

Search Terms: Self-Care, Compassion Fatigue, Burnout, Vicarious Trauma

Resilience Assessment (PDF, 35 KB)

An assessment and development plan from the National Victim Assistance Academy measuring self-resiliency and the resiliency of your organization.

Search Terms: Resiliency, Resilience, Assessment, Coping, Strategies, Relationships, Self-Care

Recognizing and Coping With Stress (PDF, 64 KB)

Intended for group discussion, this worksheet gives practitioners space to list their top five work and personal life stressors and coping mechanisms.

Search Terms: Stressors, Stress Management, Coping, Self-Care

Personal Self-Care Plan (PDF, 10 KB)

This document lets practitioners create their own self-care plan, covering personal, professional, and organizational topics.

Search Terms: Self-Care, Advocate, Process, Planning



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These materials were largely or entirely excerpted from materials prepared by the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) and are reprinted here by [insert name of person or company] with an acknowledgment to OVC TTAC and the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The materials do not necessarily represent the official positions or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.