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Stopping Invidious comparison
As we know, comparing one person with others according to their class, race, sex or religion is invidious comparison. It can have negative effect on both the people involved in this act. So, how can we stop this? The foremost thing
strong and eye-catching people covering the others who are not healthy. Absence of signs of progress in a service worker’s client. This is mainly caused by several factors: • • • • Encounter with trauma stories. less able or obese. When you care about certain people and their problems and feel you could do something. . Comparing yourself with others diverts your own path or even stops it. Overly identifying with trauma survivors. We should look at people’s strengths rather than their weaknesses. No one is perfect. Some of the people’s conditions worse than others. you should be looking at your goals and achievements and try to help yourself in getting in a better position.to do is to understand the fact that everyone is different and accept it. rich. you get caught in vicarious trauma. less attractive. we always encounter people who suffer and struggle with different problems. Strategies to avoid vicarious traumatization As human service providers. Urge of changing or solving someone’s problematic condition. Rather. There are always smart.
taking a nap or playing. I have a strong bond with the children in the child care centre and . With time. Doing activities that you enjoy doing or makes you content can also help minimize this effect. When a scene is created at my workplace. this can affect your psychological. we immediately report the DCF which takes the responsibility from there on. resting. However. there are many ways to follow such as taking a break from the workplace and spending time alone and with family by going to movies and dinner. I dedicate my free time to my friends and family. I stay away from all the talks regarding the scene and spend my time with the children in the childcare centre. I feel it’s really important to follow these strategies in the human service field. It’s crucial not to mix up the thought of the family with the people in the workplace. To confront this situation. I do not mix up my life at home with my professional life. If we see anyone not getting assistance or suffering while I’m working with the children. Although I didn’t face any colleague or clients who were or are victims of vicarious trauma. In my personal life I do not like creating any distraction regarding my workplace. sometimes all these are impossible to avoid. I believe the reason why I didn’t encounter vicarious traumatization was that every time I left my workplace.• The thought of being capable of solving a survivor’s problems. mental and even physical health (What is vicarious traumatization. 2012).
search for teachers for training and practice skills. Sometimes workers caught in VT do not seek help. You need to know yourself if you want to desensitize your feelings. I follow only three simple ways in order to get away from depression and pressure from my professional life. What makes this happen? Many workers feel that they should not have personal difficulties and so perceive them as failure. This makes them shy to ask for help and also makes .do my best to make them happy. stay calm and cool. Lack of self-esteem. sore spots. Above all. rest and play. studying and researching and even observing. To prevent this. These are make use of supervision. These ways can definitely help you overcome stress in the work. Thus. They feel they should be the helpers. many plans can be followed. Get yourself familiarized with the agency policies and rules. They are escape. knowing your own strengths. You should also look out for times when you feel exhausted and need rest. physical replies and confusion during work can lead to an overall stress. they feel insecure to get assistance from the people at the workplace. not the people who get help. Other strategies to develop I can think of many different strategies in order to confront vicarious traumatization and stop it. peers.
Therefore. it may affect the worker’s personal life greatly (self-care and managing stress. If a worker delays much to get help regarding VT.them feel that they should not cross their boundaries. VT should be stopped with the available help. Retrieved http://www. 2009).pdf What is vicarious traumatization? . 2009.org/resources/gbv/comm_manual/day4. Self-care and managing stress.rhrc.