This interactive course provides an opportunity for participants to examine how three related concepts, (1) burnout, (2) compassion fatigue and (3) vicarious trauma, may affect the ability to effectively work with clients. Those attending will be able to identify signs and symptoms of burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma. Participants will use the “Professional Quality of Life Compassion Satisfaction and Fatigue Scale” to evaluate levels of stress and satisfaction. Protective Factors that insulate individuals from developing vicarious trauma be reviewed. Additional methods of managing and preventing compassion fatigue will be identified. Ethical considerations in working with clients will be shared Participants will consider at least two physical, mental, and spiritual strategies for self-care. Those in attendance will develop a plan for self-care and maintenance.
Training is 9a-4:30pm EST. You are expected to be on camera, participate, and be available during training hours.
This course provides 6 CEU for all who complete the course.