Vicarious Trauma Prevention and Awareness Toolkit

Led by the Community and Public Sector Union. This project has raised awareness of the impacts repeated exposure to traumatic content can have on frontline workers in the public sector.

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The Community and Public Sector Union championed changes to workplace trauma

Public Service organisations gained a broader understanding about how exposure to traumatic content can impact on workplace mental health.

Mentally healthy workplaces are trauma informed

This project collaborated with six public sector workplaces to develop The Vicarious Trauma Prevention and Awareness Toolkit. The Toolkit provides workplaces with evidence-based tools and resources to proactively talk about the impacts of trauma and make changes to policies and procedures to reduce the risks of vicarious trauma on mental health.

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WorkWell Toolkit

The WorkWell Toolkit is a free online tool. It uses a step by step approach to help business leaders to promote a mentally healthy workplace and prevent mental injury through access to tailored and relevant research, tools and information.

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