Vicarious Trauma-for Self And Others

13 Questions
Care Quizzes & Trivia

Mental health is very important to be able to function properly and love a happy life free of stress and uncertainty. There are a lot of ways that you can prevent or address this and therefore the knowledge you have about it will be tested.

Sample Question

I have one or more supportive people at WCH who I feel free to talk to with openness and candor about the difficult parts of the work. 

Agree

Disagree

I am developing a relationship like this

Please wait...
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I have one or more supportive people at WCH who I feel free to talk to with openness and candor about the difficult parts of the work. 
    • A. 

      Agree

    • B. 

      Disagree

    • C. 

      I am developing a relationship like this

  • 2. 
    I have healthy, supportive relationships outside of work
    • A. 

      Agree

    • B. 

      Disagree

    • C. 

      I am developing a relationship like this

  • 3. 
    I engage in fun or relaxing activities outside of work
    • A. 

      Quite regularly

    • B. 

      Sometimes - wish it was more often

    • C. 

      Hardly ever

    • D. 

      Fairly often - could be more

  • 4. 
    When I hear something upsetting at work and I need to process it with a coworker:
    • A. 

      I ask their permission before sharing anything with them

    • B. 

      I would ask permission, but also omit the details of the incident

    • C. 

      I usually don't talk about things that upset me with coworkers

    • D. 

      I often just blurt it all out because the need to get it off my chest is so strong

  • 5. 
    I have a form of physical activity/exercise that I do outside of work:
    • A. 

      Regularly, this is part of my routine

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Seldom or never

  • 6. 
    How do you process the traumatic things you hear or see at work?
    • A. 

      I talk, think and journal about it

    • B. 

      I talk and think about it

    • C. 

      I journal and think about it

    • D. 

      I think about it

    • E. 

      I don't know

  • 7. 
    I use my time related benefits
    • A. 

      Always I use all of them

    • B. 

      Usually I use most of them

    • C. 

      Often I don't use them all

    • D. 

      I don't get time related benefits: but think I would use them all if I did

    • E. 

      I don't get time related benefits: but think I would not use them all if I did

    • F. 

      I don't get time related benefits: I am not sure how I would or wouldn't use them if I did

  • 8. 
    I take breaks and meal times away from front line
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Usually

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Hardly ever

    • E. 

      Never

    • F. 

      What? We get lunch breaks?

  • 9. 
    How would you describe the pattern of VT impact you experience?
    • A. 

      It is always at a steady high level

    • B. 

      It is always at a steady low level

    • C. 

      It varies widely - I have noticed some patterns

    • D. 

      It varies widely - but I am not sure why

    • E. 

      Unsure

  • 10. 
    Has anyone ever told you that they are concerned about the impact of VT on you?
    • A. 

      No - I think others notice that I am always rock solid

    • B. 

      Yes - and I took this concern seriously

    • C. 

      Yes - but it turned out not to be a valid concern

    • D. 

      No - I wish someone would

    • E. 

      No - but I would be open to it if someone did

  • 11. 
    When coworkers want to talk to me about VT
    • A. 

      I welcome the chance to let them just talk it out

    • B. 

      I welcome the chance to let them just talk it out and give them some suggestions

    • C. 

      I don't seem to be the one people want to talk to

  • 12. 
    In the past month, has anyone commented that you have a negative mood state (sad, angry, worn out or critical)?
    • A. 

      Yes, and I welcomed the feedback and concern

    • B. 

      Yes, but it turned out not to be a valid concern

    • C. 

      No - I think others notice that I am always rock solid

    • D. 

      No - I wish someone would, there is something I want to talk about

    • E. 

      No - but I would be open to it if someone did

  • 13. 
    Did you attend the VT retreat?
    • A. 

      Yes, and I got something out of it

    • B. 

      Yes, but it wasn't really helpful to me

    • C. 

      I attended just the Gabor Mate part

    • D. 

      I attended just the team building part

    • E. 

      I didn't attend because I didn't want to attend

    • F. 

      I really wanted to attend, but couldn't for some unavoidable reason

    • G. 

      Hey - nobody told me we were having a retreat? What are you talking about?