Vicarious trauma and occupational hazard for forensic mental health professionals


  • John Bradford McMaster University & St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
  • Gary Chaimowitz McMaster University



forensic mental health, vicarious trauma, forensic assessment, criminal justice, traumatic stress


This editorial deals with vicarious trauma in the context of forensic mental health assessment and care.


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How to Cite

Bradford, J., & Chaimowitz, G. (2020). Vicarious trauma and occupational hazard for forensic mental health professionals. International Journal of Risk and Recovery, 3(1), 1–2.