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Healing the Helper: Preventing Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma

On Demand

Working in a helping profession can be very rewarding, but it can also be emotionally and physically draining. This course focuses on raising awareness about compassion fatigue and its symptoms, as well as prevention techniques through professional and personal self-care. Unique issues will also be discussed inclusive of working with emergency and crisis situations, working with vulnerable sectors, at-risk youth and hard to serve populations.

Course consists of reading, video clips and test. CEs included.

Learning Objectives:

The participant will be able to know how:

  • Stress impacts the mind and body.
  • To identify the warning signs symptoms of burnout and compassion fatigue.
  • To engage in preventative care and holistic wellness to promote overall health.
  • To evaluate and balance your experiences as a helper and as a person ensuring your career does not alter your world view in a negative manner.

Course Creator/Instructor: Lori Gill
Please Note:

This course takes approximately 6-hours to complete. You do not have to complete it in one sitting. Once you purchase this course you will have access to it for 1-year (365 days). You must complete it in that time period. You may renew it for another year for an additional fee if necessary.

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