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Download Chapter 1 - The Costs of Caring (43 KB)
Download Chapter 2 - The Definition of Terms and the Nature of Compassion (64 KB)
Download Chapter 3 - Work-Related Distress: A Primer on Compassion Fatigue (86 KB)
Download Chapter 4 - The Bond (40 KB)
Download Chapter 5 - The Animal-Shelter Environment (54 KB)
Download Chapter 6 - The Practice of Veterinary Medicine and Compassion Fatigue (57 KB)
Download Chapter 7 - The Connection (227 KB)
Download Chapter 8 - Now What? (101 KB)
Download Appendix A - Academy of Traumatology Green Cross Standards of Self-Care Guidelines (31 KB)
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Compassion fatigue---the exhaustion caused by the demands of being empathic and helpful to those who are suffering---is found at every level among the underserved, underappreciated, and uncomplaining caregivers in animal-related fields. In this ground-breaking book, two prominent leaders in the field examination the causes of compassion fatigue and offer help to those who suffer from it.
Compassion Fatigue in the Animal-Care Community is a must-read for animal shelter employees, volunteers, and board members veterinarians, and veterinary practice and veterinary hospital staffs wildlife rehabilitators breed-rescue or equine-rescue volunteers.
Humane Society Press
job stress, animal shelters, veterinarians, secondary traumatic stress
Animal Studies | Other Psychology | Psychological Phenomena and Processes
Figley, Charles R. and Roop, Robert G., "Compassion Fatigue in the Animal-Care Community" (2006). eBooks. 5.