"I hope that caregivers of all types will watch the film and realize that secondary trauma is human and real, and that being traumatized by the things you see, hear, and experience at work happens to many professionals," added co-producer Vic Compher. "We just need to step up and encourage employers to put systems in place to help our helpers."
Video on Demand (VOD):
- VOD options will allow individuals to stream the film for 24 hours at a cost of $20.
- In addition, organizations can also stream the film for 12 months at a cost of $250 for either the broadcast version (56 min.) or the full feature (74 min.)
Portraits of Professional Caregivers Background:
Portraits of Professional CAREgivers: Their Passion, Their Pain is an award-winning documentary film about the impact of vicarious trauma and how to promote staff resiliency. It is directed and co-produced by filmmaker and licensed clinical social worker, Vic Compher, and Emmy award winning composer and filmmaker, Rodney Whittenberg.
CAREgivers is also available for purchase as a DVD. Those interested in purchasing the film and a screening license can visit the CAREgivers website or TUGG.
Vic Compher 267-266-0842
Lauren Townsend 215-939-7621
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