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Compassion Fatigue Seminar
Miriam Rivas de Madrid, LPCC, LPC-S
Compassion Fatigue is known to mental health professionals by various names: secondary posttramatic stress disorder, burnout, and vicarious traumatization to name a few. Professionals who work with severely traumatized individuals are at especially high risk. Empathy is a necessary resource for mental health professionals, nonetheless, it is a key factor in the development of compassion fatigue. This lively, hands-on presentation involves solutions which can make a positive impact in the professional and personal lives of those who are at risk.
- Describe the principles of compassion fatigue
- develop a comprehensive knowledge of compassion fatigue by discovering the causes, symptoms/effect.
- Explain the nuero-physiology of compassion fatigue and the role that the autonomic nervous system plays in creating, exacerbating and maintaining the negative effects from our work.
- Implement skills to self-regulate your autonomic nervous system and immediately eradicate the effects of stress.
- Develop a personal self-care plan to address the effects of compassion fatigue.
- develop ways to find support for yourself and give support to your colleagues.
This is a no-charge event but donations of new children's socks, underwear, toiletries, and small toys will be collected to be given to the Child Crisis Center.
CEU's will be provided by the Trans Pecos Counseling Association under the auspices of the Texas Counseling Association.
For more information contact, Rebecca Robles, LPC, LMFT, NCC, College Campus Chair at
575.874.4659 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
When & Where
El Paso Campus
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