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When the Well is Dry: Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care

2019-09-27 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

In this lively and interactive workshop we will:

Define compassion fatigue and discuss how it looks and feels
Explore risk factors for compassion fatigue
Utilize an individual self-assessment tool to reflect on our own compassion satisfaction, stress and fatigue
Explore some of the challenges to self-care
Share and discuss a variety of self-care strategies
Consider supplementary resources locally and online
Learning opportunities includes: videos, practice exercises (breathing, grounding),small group discussion, large group discussion, individual reflection, facilitator sharing and humour.

If you are in the helping profession, a personal caregiver or just interested in the areas of compassion fatigue and self-care, this workshop is for you.


Canadian Mental Health Association, Toronto Branch