Category Archive: Justine Campbell

The impact of caseload and tenure on the development of vicarious trauma in Australian corrective services employees

Return to Articles Justine Campbell, PhD, University of the Sunshine Coast, and Amy Bishop, Australian Catholic University.     Introduction Emergency services staff such as police, fire-fighters, and paramedics have been shown to be at an increased risk of stress, burnout, and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder due to increased levels of exposure to potentially traumatising …

Continue reading »

The impact of caseload and tenure on the development of vicarious trauma in Australian corrective services employees

Justine Campbell, PhD, University of the Sunshine Coast, and Amy Bishop, Australian Catholic University.    Abstract Exposure to traumatic events is a job hazard explicit to corrective services employees, including psychologists and counsellors, and various personal and organisational factors when working with offenders have been attributed to an increase in workplace stress and vicarious trauma …

Continue reading »