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Compassion Fatigue

09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Complimentary refreshments provided by The Heritage of Green Hills

Registration Fee: $39          Registration Fee with CEUs for Social Work: $54

Description: Compassion Fatigue is characterized by a gradual lessening of compassion over time, resulting from a combination of burnout and secondary traumatic stress related to vicarious traumatization from repeated exposure to traumatic material.

• Define and understand burnout, vicarious/secondary trauma, and compassion fatigue
• Differentiate burnout vs. compassion fatigue
• Utilize assessment tools to understand personal levels of compassion satisfaction as well as compassion fatigue
• Understand protective factors and develop a plan of self-care

This training will use a mix of lecture, individual and small group activities, and video.

Target audience:
 This training is for professionals who provide care to older adults, such as nurses, social workers, case managers, housing service coordinators, nursing home administrators, personal care home administrators, aging and mental health workers, anyone working with individuals with disabilities.


200 Tranquility Lane


PennCares Support Services
717-632-552, ext. 1000
4-9-2020 Photo- Compassion Fatigue.pdf

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