Compassion Fatigue Virtual Symposium

$45.00$195.00

Join us for virtual Compassion Fatiguepresentations, assessments, self-care plan, and tools for following through by multi-discipline, thought leaders and practitioners. For those who participate in all the sessions and the discussion group can earn 10 CEUs with the completion of an evaluation. Capacity is 150 spots. Sessions will be recorded.

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Wayne E. Oates Institute, Virtual Compassion Fatigue Symposium, February 9, 2021 – February 23, 2021

Registration Deadline: February 8, 2021

Purpose: To engage professional spiritual caregivers, chaplains, and other medical and mental health professions in a practical approach to combating compassion fatigue

Goal: To provide each participant with the knowledge and skills necessary to reduce the secondary impact of working with traumatized populations

Methods: Virtual presentations, assessments, self-care plan, and tools for following through by multi-discipline, thought leaders and practitioners. An on-line collaborative learning experience and discussion will be conducting during the two-week period for all participants. Each session will be recorded for future viewing if unable to attend the live presentation.

CEUs: For those who participate in all the sessions and the discussion group can earn 10 CEUs with the completion of an evaluation.

Presenters:

  • Featuring Kathleen Regan Figley, D. Min., M.S., Master Traumatologist and Certified Compassion Fatigue Therapist who is a well-known teacher, trainer, and consultant around spirituality and trauma, disaster management, and disaster mental health. She and her husband, Dr. Charles Figley were co-recipients of the Distinguished Service on Family Relations for their work after September 11.
  • Jennifer Baldwin, PhD, Licensed Professional Counselor, ACS, CIFST, BC-TMH, author of Trauma Sensitive Theology, Injured But Not Broken: Constructing a Trauma Sensitive Theology; Through Dangerous Terrain: A Guide for Trauma-Sensitive Pastoral Leadership in Times of Threat.  Dr. Baldwin will draw on her wealth of experience as a therapist, researcher, workshop leader, and theologically informed professional to offer practical advice in developing a self-care plan. Feb. 18 at 7 PM.
  • Dr. Kathleen Regan Figley will do two presentations.  February 9th at 7 PM EST, she will share a model for compassion stress and fatigue and introduce a self-assessment process that each participant will be invited to complete. February 23rd at 7 PM EST, Dr. Figley will conduct a Q & A based on participant’s experience with the self-care goal worksheet.
  • Tai J. Mendenhall, Ph.D., LMFT is Associate Professor, Family Social Science, University of Minnesota. He is a well-known teacher and author having published over 130 books and articles in the field of Family Therapy and Family Relations. On February 11th at 3 PM EST, Dr. Mendenhall will share information about a First Responders Tool Kit and App being used by many frontline professions to combat Compassionate Fatigue.
  • Denise Massey, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, McAfee School o f Theology joins us in the virtual classroom on February 16th at 3 PM EST to share wisdom related to compassionate self-care. Author, speaker, professor, CPE Educator and coach, Dr. Massey recently published Caring: Six Steps for Effective Pastoral Conversation published by Abington Press.
  • Karen Lovett, M.Div., Certified Emotional Freedom Technique Professional, coach, instructor, therapists will demonstrate the use of EFT in recovering from traumatic and stressful events. Her presentation will be Feb. 18th, 3 PM.

The Wayne E. Oates Institute has been providing online continuing education and professional development for 25 years. A couple of times a year, the Institute offers learning experiences that drill down into some topics of interest and make the symposia available to a wide virtual audience.

REGISTRATION/FEES: Special COVID-19 Prices

Oates Institute Members: $45 Individual / $95 for more than three viewing at one computer.

Non-members: $97 individual / $195 for more than three viewing at one computer.   

Capacity is 150 spots – these spots will fill up fast.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: The registration deadline is Feb. 8th. This will enable all participates time to review the documents used in the assessment phase.

Co-sponsor, Mercer University, McAfee School of Theology

Additional information

Registration Level:

Oates Member – Individual, Oates Member – Group (more than 3 viewing at one computer), Non-Member – Individual, Non-Member – Group (more than 3 viewing at one computer)