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Our Mission:  To provide support and resources that will empower social work students in the development of professional self-care skills.  More (PDF)

The Art of Now: Six Steps to Living in the Moment  Source:  psychologytoday.com
Compassion Fatigue Workshop Preview with Eric Gentry

Published on Jun 24, 2013

TATRA Workshop www.tatratraining.com 13th June 2013 Eric Gentry PhD, LMHC Compassion Fatigue & Burnout: Prevention and Resiliency for the Workforce.


Charles Figley - Conversations from Penn State

Published on May 20, 2013

Charles Figley - Conversations from Penn State


Compassion Fatigue Exists in All the Professions

Uploaded on Feb 23, 2012

This is a clip from our 17 minute training DVD called When Helping Hurts: Preventing & Treating Compassion Fatigue. Dr. Figley explains that Compassion Fatigue exists in all the helping professions. For more information go to http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/PTSD-Videos.html


Compassion Fatigue

Uploaded on Feb 13, 2012

If your job involves helping or providing services to others during difficult or traumatic situations, you may be at risk for Compassion Fatigue. Also known as Vicarious or Secondary Trauma, Compassion Fatigue affects doctors, nurses, therapists, clergy, teachers, interpreters, hairdressers, and anyone who has frequent interaction with those who are struggling to cope with emotional, physical, or mental distress. We can begin to be affected by the trauma as if it were our own, and it can lead to serious burnout. This video offers ideas to help.
Tammy Fletcher, LMFT http://www.fletchertherapy.com


Compassion Fatigue: The Value of Saying NO!

Anna Baranowsky

Uploaded on May 4, 2010

Presented by Dr. Anna B. Baranowsky, CEO Traumatology Institute (Canada)
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Anna Baranowsky

Published on Apr 18, 2012

The Compassion Fatigue Specialist Training program gives mental health professional an approach to help others overwhelmed by their work. The Accelerated Recovery Program for Compassion Fatigue was developed in 1997 by Dr. Anna B. Baranowsky, Dr. J. Eric Gentry and Kathleen Dunning at Florida State University.


Graphic TimeLine & Self Validated Caregiving

Published on Apr 18, 2012

Compassion Fatigue Specialist Training Graphic Timeline by Roberta and explanation of Self-Validated Care Giving by Dr. Eric Gentry.


Understanding Trauma: How Stress and Trauma Cause Chronic Pain, Anxiety, Depression, & PTSD

Associative Awareness Technique (AAT)

Published on Oct 5, 2012

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Watch this video to find out how Trauma and Stress impact the brain to create chronic conditions, like: chronic pain, depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress, and fibromyalgia. You will understand how the brain / body connection works and why nothing you've tried has helped so far. If you or a loved one suffer from chronic health problems no matter what you've tried, then you can't afford to miss this cutting edge information. You'll also learn how to get started doing something about it right from home for less than $10 by visiting: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0090S9XFG


Understanding Compassion Fatigue and Compassion Satisfaction

Published on Sep 4, 2013

This podcast can help disaster behavioral health professionals learn about the positive and negative effects of helping disaster survivors. Visit SAMHSA DTAC to learn more about resources dedicated to disaster behavioral health: http://www.samhsa.gov/dtac/.


Compassion Fatigue, Secondary PTSD, Vicarious PTSD, Differences

JoyceGFW   Uploaded on Sep 2, 2011

In this webcast Frank Ochberg explains the differences between Compassion Fatigue, Secondary PTSD, burn out, and Caregiver Burden.


When Helping Hurts: Sustaining Trauma Workers: What is Compassion Fatigue?

Uploaded on Feb 23, 2012

This is a clip from our 52 minute DVD called When Helping Hurts: Sustaining Trauma Workers. It features Dr. Charles Figley and is helpful for trauma workers, relief workers and those exposed to trauma due to their professions or work as volunteers. This program outlines the symptoms of Secondary Traumatization and Compassion Fatigue. For more information go to http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/PTSD-Videos.html


Social Workers and Compassion Fatigue Webinar

Published on Apr 2, 2014

In honor of the National Association of Social Workers' celebration of Social Work Month, ClientTrack invites to you learn about the occupational hazards from service as a Social Worker. Social workers regularly working with victims of traumatic events are at a high risk of developing Vicarious Trauma, Compassion Fatigue and Burnout. This webinar will discuss what compassion fatigue is, how to prevent it, and provide self-care techniques for those experiencing the symptoms.
This webinar will be presented by Marette Monson, LCSW. Monson is one of the Clinical Directors of the Center for Counseling Excellence, has volunteered with Healing Hands for Haiti Health International, Inc. for more than 10 years, and serves on the board of SPLORE. The Center for Counseling Excellence works to provide counseling to counselors and social workers who suffer from Vicarious Trauma, Compassion Fatigue and Burnout


When Helping Hurts: Sustaining Trauma Workers

Uploaded on Sep 12, 2011

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