The course is to help mediators and legal professionals consider the impact of work on their professional and personal selves. Vicarious trauma relates to the chronic exposure to stories of sadness, grief and trauma in divorce and separation breakdowns. Chronic exposure to disturbing events can challenge fundamental beliefs about professional’s safety and security in the world and lead to burn out. This course will identify what vicarious trauma is in more depth. The course will help with self-compassion techniques to help you through difficult times. In addition, provide you skills in identifying vicarious trauma in working with other colleagues.