Compassion Fatigue


Compassion fatigue is real among educators, but it can be prevented. Learn the differences between burnout, vicarious trauma, caregiver stress, and compassion fatigue. This seminar views wellness as an ethical mandate for those in the helping professions and provides techniques for maintaining one's mental health. Presented by Lara Pennington, a community mental health educator for Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri. Pennington is an adjunct instructor at Saint Louis University.

  1. Participants will be able to identify signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue
  2. Participants will be able to identify the different stages of compassion fatigue
  3. Participants will learn compassion fatigue management and prevention strategies

Register at Compassion Fatigue Aug. 3, 2 p.m.