VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for ACA by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to provide a means of capturing the ideas, information and experiences generated by the annual ACA Conference and selected ACA Division Conferences. Papers on a program or practice that has been validated through research or experience may also be submitted. This digital collection of peer-reviewed articles is authored by counselors, for counselors. VISTAS Online contains the full text of over 900 proprietary counseling articles published from 2004 to 2017.
Shared Trauma of Crisis Counselors and Other Disaster Relief
The purpose of this article is to raise awareness of shared trauma. A brief overview of the development, signs and symptoms, as well as strategies used by counselors to attend to this phenomenon is provided. Training and educational needs of counselors and counselors-in-training are also addressed.