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When trauma survivors return to work : understanding emotional recovery

Author: Barbara Barski-Carrow
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
"When Trauma Survivors Return to Work: Understanding Emotional Recovery explains how managers and co-workers can learn to foster the process of emotional recovery for traumatized employees returning to the workplace. No other resource teaches managers and co-workers how to treat fellow co-workers returning to the workplace after experiencing a violent accident, rape, a burglary, or armed robbery. Or what to say to  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barski-Carrow, Barbara.
When trauma survivors return to work.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
(DLC) 2017050926
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Barski-Carrow
ISBN: 9781538105771 1538105772
OCLC Number: 1007497517
Notes: Revised edition of: When trauma survivors return to work : understanding emotional recovery : a handbook for managers and co-workers. University Press of America, c2010.
Description: x, 196 pages ; 23 cm
Why I Wrote This Book --
What is a Traumatic Life Experience (TLE)? --
What Is It Like to Be a Returning TLE Employee? --
What Can Managers Do? --
What To Tell Co-Workers? --
What Does Psychology Tell Us About Trauma? --
What Can an Employee Assistance Program Do? --
What is a Dialogue Circle? --
How to Set Up a Dialogue Circle? --
Putting Out a Welcome Mat: The First Dialogue Circle --
Lending a Listening Ear: The Second Dialogue Circle --
Offering a Helping Hand: The Third Dialogue Circle --
When an Entire Group Is Traumatized --
What Challenges Does a Facilitator Face? --
Helping Yourself after a Traumatic Life Experience --
How Does an Employee’s Trauma Affect His Children? Part I: understanding the traumatic life experience --
Part II: taking practical steps --
Part III: some special circumstances.
Responsibility: Barbara Barski-Carrow.


When a coworker comes back to work after experiencing trauma, her colleagues may not know what to do or say or how to act. This book helps them ease the transition for the affected person. A helpful  Read more...
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Dealing with traumatized people returning to work is a major problem. Barski-Carrow has hit on an issue that is relevant in today's society.She has provided both co-workers and managers, an easily Read more...

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