Compassion fatigue refers to the profound emotional and physical exhaustion that helping professionals can develop over the course of their career. This professional development webinar covers signs, symptoms, and causes of compassion fatigue and provides solutions for wellness.
By the end of this 60 minute webinar, you will be able to:
- Describe and identify the signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue experienced by ELL practitioners
- Describe examples of self-care strategies and solutions for dealing with compassion fatigue
This webinar is part of a professional development series designed to strengthen the teaching skills of ELL instructors and volunteer tutors who work with refugee learners. Visit the ELL Training Network for more information.
Please complete the Professional Quality of LIfe Scale (ProQOL5) before the webinar: http://proqol.org/ProQol_Test.html
Presenter: Lindsey Fiebig
Lindsey has been a counsellor at Bow Valley College since 2006. She has a Masters of Science with a specialization in Counselling Psychology. She is a provisional psychologist and has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In her role as counsellor, Lindsey creates warm, inclusive, and welcoming environments that support wellness and growth.