course »Effects of Secondary Trauma – Compassion Fatigue

Date: 6/20/2019, 9:00 am—3:00 pm
County: Solano County
CEUs: Yes
Location: Fairfield
Sponsor: Alternative Family Services (AFS)
Phone: 707-648-2000
This training is designated for those looking to understand the concepts of Compassion Fatigue, addressing risks and resiliency factors when caring for others in both a professional capacity. Also known as secondary trauma, its recognized as a significant and serious condition that leaves service providers and care givers with their own symptoms of trauma stress. After working years in situations in which helping professionals and caregivers come face to face with the suffering of others, the reality of these heart-wrenching experiences can take an emotional and physical toll on helping professional.