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Helping Trauma Workers Avoid Burnout

We explore burnout among folks who work with families in trauma. Scholars and researchers across the country are looking at ways to make trauma-worker burnout, compassion fatigue — and a host of other negative impacts this important work can have — less damaging. We learn more from Donna Amtsberg, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Graduate […]

We explore burnout among folks who work with families in trauma. Scholars and researchers across the country are looking at ways to make trauma-worker burnout, compassion fatigue — and a host of other negative impacts this important work can have — less damaging.

We learn more from Donna Amtsberg, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Graduate College of Social Work at the University of Houston.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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