Mental Health: Empathy & Compassion Fatigue

Hey everyone, we’re raising awareness about mental health this month. CMHA has featured empathy in their mental health week campaign this year – and empathy is very important in communication and in relationships! However, and as CMHA highlights here in “Empathy and Compassion Fatigue” by Allison Dunning (Peer Support Canada), it’s important to know about …

SAVE THE DATE – MHSU EDUCATION SESSION: COMPASSION FATIGUE

Michael Douglas will be presenting on the topic of Compassion Fatigue. The aim of this training is to support staff working in the challenging context of the opioid overdose public health emergency. Michael has worked for approximately 45 years in various roles within the Human Service Field. He runs full day training sessions on the topic …

KELOWNA: Compassion Fatigue Workshop – Nov. 5th

BrainTrust Canada presents “Compassion Fatigue” from 9 AM to 4 PM on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre in Kelowna (2170 Harvey Ave) with speaker Michael Douglas. You can register for this workshop on the BrainTrust website here: http://www.braintrustcanada.com/event/compassion-fatigue-workshop/ For more event information, see attached PDF: 16-11-05-compassion-fatigue-workshop

KELOWNA: Compassion Fatigue Workshop – Nov. 5th

BrainTrust Canada presents “Compassion Fatigue” from 9 AM to 4 PM on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre in Kelowna (2170 Harvey Ave) with speaker Michael Douglas. You can register for this workshop on the BrainTrust website here: http://www.braintrustcanada.com/event/compassion-fatigue-workshop/ For more event information, see attached PDF: 16-11-05-compassion-fatigue-workshop

Penticton: April 22 Workshop Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma

The Central Okanagan Professional Caregivers Society invites you to attend the upcoming */‘Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma’/ *workshop, to be held on Friday, April 22^nd in Penticton. *(See Attached Flyer)* For helping professionals, one all too common consequence of compassion fatigue and burnout is that we become emotionally exhausted and trying new things feels profoundly …

Celebrate Caregivers! Taking good care…

Hey everyone, we’re focusing our posts on CAREGIVERS and resources for caregivers this month. We know that one of the challenges faced by many caregivers is…making time and space to take good care of yourself, as a caregiver. We’ve talked before about the dangers of compassion fatigue, caregiver stress, and burnout , and we posted about the Family Caregivers …