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
For Language Professionals Working During COVID-19