Tips for Disaster Responders In stock for ordering This fact sheet explains the causes and signs of compassion fatigue, which is the burnout and secondary trauma disaster response workers can experience. It offers self-care tips for coping, and discusses compassion satisfaction as a protective tool. Publication ID SMA14-4869 Publication Date September 2014 Format Fact Sheet Download Understanding Compassion Fatigue PDF 1.08 MB Order Print Publication Quantity Max Order Limit 25 Orders exceeding the maximum quantity limit require authorization. Find Related Information Audience Disaster Response Workers as Audience You May Also Be Interested In Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Traumatic Event: What to Expect in Your Personal, Family, Work, and Financial Life This fact sheet offers self-help tips for coping after a traumatic event. It discusses the long-term impact of trauma, including personal uncertainties, family relationship changes, work disruptions, and financial concerns. Tips for College Students: After a Disaster or Other Trauma This fact sheet helps college students cope with disasters and other traumatic events. It describes normal reactions to trauma, and emphasizes the importance of talking about feelings. Disaster Behavioral Health Preparedness and Response Resources Use this resource guide to help individuals and communities cope with disaster. Topics covered include emergency preparedness, training, disaster response, stress management, and suicide prevention. Tips for College Students: After a Disaster or Other Trauma: R U A Survivor of a Disaster or Other Trauma? This fact sheet uses text-message shorthand to provide college students with tips for coping after a disaster or traumatic event. It describes ways students can cope with anxiety, fear, and sadness. How To Cope With Sheltering in Place This fact sheet provides tips for coping with sheltering in place. It explains common reactions when sheltering in place, and provides recommendations for caring for oneself and the family. Disaster Distress Helpline Brochure This brochure features the national Disaster Distress Helpline, which supports people who are coping with the after effects of a disaster. Learn about a disasters’ potential to cause psychological stress, warning signs of distress, and tips for coping.