Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care

Pacific Southwest ATTC

09/26/2017

Educational Event: Compassion Fatigue is a state characterized by a gradual lessening of compassion over time. It is common among individuals that work directly with trauma victims such as nurses, psychologists, and first responders. However, sufferers can exhibit several symptoms including hopelessness, a decrease in experiences of pleasure, constant stress and anxiety, sleeplessness or nightmares, and a pervasive negative attitude. We find in the behavioral health arena it has a significant presence and can lead to negative outcomes for the helpers. Self-Care is all about learning how to take care of yourself and identify those issues that trigger you to act in a negative manner. This is where the real work begins

Registration Fee: $35
Address:
ASU Downtown Campus - Westward Ho
618 N. Central Ave
Suite 100
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
For more information, contact:
Keith Smith
Phone: 602-496-0140
Email: keith.smith.2@asu.edu
Registration
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