California Society for Clinical Social Work
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Presenter: Elizabeth Morales, LCSW
Description: Compassion fatigue is defined as the experience of secondary trauma or vicarious exposure to trauma resulting in emotional strain and other identifiable psychological and physiological symptoms. It is the experience that remains with helping professionals after hearing first-hand accounts of trauma. Compassion fatigue differs from burnout which is not trauma based. Compassion Fatigue can be cumulative or occur after one interaction with a client. This seminar explores Compassion Fatigue and evidence based interventions to promote awareness and develop helpful interventions and preventive measures.
A: Compassion Fatigue defined: When it hurts to care What is it?
The natural risk of empathy
B: Compassion Fatigue vs. Burnout Burnout defined
C: Evidence based Ways for helping Professionals to Avoid Compassion Fatigue Preventive Measures to avoid compassion fatigue
CEUs: 2.0 hours
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