This informative 2-hour course will cover the role our brain and neurological responses play in compassion fatigue. We will review the skill sets and mindsets necessary for cultivating compassion to combat the symptoms of secondary trauma with a focus on self-awareness and self-regulation.
Participants will increase their knowledge of compassion fatigue and harness their personal resiliency through:
- Increasing an understanding of neurological responses and the role they play in compassion fatigue
- Increasing self-awareness and the ability to identify thoughts, feelings, triggers and responses
- Practicing self-regulation
- Recognizing the skillsets and ongoing practices that help combat compassion fatigue including boundaries, empathy, gratitude, debriefing, connection and self-care.
Course Introduction video-2:22
Design elements of the brain video-11:39
Understanding compassion fatigue
Secondary trauma and compassion fatigue video-22:17
Symptoms of compassion fatigue
Understanding threat responses video-54:33
Threat response chart
Self-regulation and cultivating resiliency through compassion video-13:24
Combating compassion fatigue quiz
Course evaluation and certificate