Portraits of Professional Caregivers: Their Passion, Their Pain (2015)

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This full feature documentary shares the dramatic behind the scenes stories of professionals who provide care to traumatized or dying patients and clients--medics, firefighters, child ... See full summary »

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Vic Compher

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Updated: 16 April 2015
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This full feature documentary shares the dramatic behind the scenes stories of professionals who provide care to traumatized or dying patients and clients--medics, firefighters, child protective social workers, hospice staff, clinical psychologists, urban school teachers, emergency nurses, doctors and others. We learn about the emotional impact of their arduous work upon themselves and how they seek to cope with secondary trauma, as well as to find meaning in these very challenging jobs. Along with the powerful stories of the professionals, internationally recognized experts, Sandra Bloom and Charles R. Figley provide insightful commentary.

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A film about the emotional impact on professionals who care for others


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Brian M. Duke, (former) PA Secretary of Aging: Our journey of caring for the vulnerable people in our communities needs to include gratitude for professional caregivers as demonstrated by how we care for them on their journey, as well.
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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$150,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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