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Digital Seminar

Compassion Fatigue Certification Training for Healthcare, Mental Health and Caring Professionals



Compassion is at the heart of your work, and at the heart of you. But excessive demands on your empathy can leave you feeling worn down, burdened by the suffering of others, and dreading your next day on the job.

This is Compassion Fatigue. It’s more than being overworked, and it’s a threat to the safety of your patients, your own wellbeing, your relationships, and your career.

This program is exactly what you need to regain purpose, fulfilment, and thrive in your profession – whether you’re already experiencing the emotional burnout of Compassion Fatigue, or want to make sure you avoid it.

If you work in healthcare, mental health, veterinary medicine, rehab or any helping profession this is one recording you can’t afford to miss.


Become Certified!

By completing this program you will have met the educational requirements for eligibility when applying to become a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP) through the International Association of Trauma Professionals! Seize the opportunity to become a go-to resource in your facility, office, or unit with the tools and understanding necessary to manage the emotional demands that can negatively impact the care of patients/clients and push other valuable team members away from the job 

Please Note: Professional standards apply. The IATP has an application fee for the CCFP certification; that fee is not included in your program purchase. Visit traumapro.net/customercare/faq for answers to frequently asked certification questions.


Details

Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.3
Faculty:
Debra Alvis
Duration:
6 Hours 18 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Mar 06, 2020
Product Code:
POS055855
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Access:
Never expires.

CPD


Continuing Professional Development Certificates - PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 6.25 hours CPD.

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Debra Alvis's Profile

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Ph.D.


Debra Alvis, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and private practitioner with over 25 years of clinical experience in supporting clients’ recovery from shame, trauma, anxiety, depression and relational concerns. A seasoned international presenter and consultant, Dr. Alvis is a therapeutic yoga educator and retired as faculty from the University of Georgia where she developed and led the Mind/Body Program. The program included a clinician training program integrating contemplative approaches in psychotherapy. A thirty-five year personal contemplative practice, research experience, and a deep understanding of applied neuroscience, Polyvagal Theory, and compassion resiliency further enrich her presentations. She draws upon this unique background to provide effective and easily applicable skills designed for immediate integration into clinician’s practices.

Speaker Disclosure:
Financial: Debra Alvis is in private practice. Dr. Alvis receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Debra Alvis has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Analyze the concept of compassion fatigue and establish how it relates to secondary trauma and burnout.
  2. Assess the factors that can contribute to compassion fatigue and communicate implications for professionals working in fields with high empathy demands.
  3. Investigate the role of autonomic nervous system reactions in compassion fatigue and demonstrate how self-regulation techniques can be used to address these effects.
  4. Apply assessment instruments that can be employed to identify the signs of compassion fatigue in self and others.
  5. Employ evidence-based strategies from mindfulness and mental health treatments to reduce stress, interrupt anxious rumination, and increase wellbeing.
  6. Support how organizations can build resiliency in their employees and increase retention with approaches to transform toxic work environments.

Outline

Compassion Fatigue’s Impact on Professionals, the Workplace, and Caregivers
  • History of compassion fatigue
  • Compassion fatigue, secondary trauma, depression, and burnout
  • Recognize contributing factors
  • Identify how compassion fatigue robs you of your ability to nurture
  • The ethics of self-care – research evidence
Red Flags to Watch for: Signs and Symptoms of Compassion Fatigue
  • The nervous system’s role in CF and its symptomology
  • Assessment instruments for self and others
  • Identify triggers for emotional distress
  • Review your personal/professional history
The Compassion and Empathy Toolkit: How to Maintain Purpose, Fulfilment and Thrive
  • Reset during the workday with strategies to:
    • Restore compassion & clarity
    • Reconnect with the rewards
    • Raise your gratitude quotient
    • Apply your signature strengths in new ways
  • Build competence and compassion by being present
Conquer Burnout with Strategies To: De-Stress, Manage Emotions, Reduce Anxiety, and Stop Feeling Overwhelmed
  • Deep breathing exercises for immediate calm
  • Right here/right now – stay in the moment to reduce anxieties
  • Effective and healthy ways to manage your emotions
  • Change limiting stories about caring for yourself
  • Release the negative – 3 steps to countering negativity bias
Create a Healthy Home/Work Balance
  • Bring calm after work hours with relaxation techniques
  • Restore body & mind with awareness
  • Stop replaying your day – strategies to end rumination
  • How to rewire your brain towards happiness
  • Food as medicine – nutrition tips for enhancing resiliency and wellbeing
Retention and Resiliency Strategies: How Organizations and Individuals Can Build Better Work Environments
  • How cleansing the toxic workplace combats compassion fatigue
  • Manage bullying and blaming
  • Communication strategies for collaborative relationships
  • Stair-steps towards building resilient practitioners
  • Empowering leadership for change

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Educators
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Floor Directors and Managers
  • Nursing Home Administrators
  • CNAs
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Technicians
  • Veterinary Practice Managers
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Clinical Supervisors
  • Educators
  • Others in Caring Professions

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