Wellness Connection

For Interpreters by Interpreters

WHAT IS VICARIOUS TRAUMA?

Absorbing of another person’s trauma. It affects your physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual health.

WHY SHOULD WE ADDRESS THIS?

“Interpreters seem to experience vicarious trauma differently than other professionals providing aid since they do more than witness the trauma; they channel it.” Source

IT AFFECTS 75%+ OF INTERPRETERS

Studies show 75%+ of interpreters experience some symptoms of Vicarious Trauma, Burnout, & Increased stress

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