This training is suitable for:

Educators: Teachers, ECE, School Administration, Support Staff
Mental Health Professionals: Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychologists, Social Workers
Medical Professionals: Nurses, Psychiatrists, Pediatricians, Family Doctors
Direct Service Workers: Drop-in workers, shelter and hostel workers, child and youth workers, youth justice workers
First Responders: Police, Firefighters, Paramedics

This training is designed for anyone working in the helping professions, personal caregivers, or anyone with an interest in the areas of compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and self-care. In this training, you will learn to distinguish between compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and burnout. You will be able to identify the early warning signs and symptoms to determine what you may be struggling with. We will go over strategies to address compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and burnout as well as promote resilience and self-care. All participants will leave the workshop having crafted their own Wellness Plan. The workshop will make use of small group and large group discussions, experiential practice, and didactic teaching methods.

Learning Objectives:

-Participants will be able to define compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and burnout and discuss how they look and feel
-Participants will understand the risk factors for compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and burnout
-Participants will utilize individual self-assessment tools to reflect on their own compassion satisfaction, stress, and fatigue
-Participants will share and discuss a variety of self-care strategies to develop their own Wellness and Resiliency Plans

This webinar is brought to you by SickKids CCMH Learning Institute