Compassion fatigue and burnout are common experiences for staff in the helping professions. In this training, staff will be able to learn about these difficulties as well as how to combat them. Learning how to build resiliency and sustain our personal and professional selves allows us to continue to serve the intellectual disabilities community to the best of our abilities.
• Staff will be able to identify compassion fatigue and burnout.
• Staff will be able to recognize the signs of compassion fatigue and burnout in themselves.
• Staff will be able to identify personal and professional areas of stress that can trigger burnout and compassion fatigue.
• Staff will be able to identify self-care strategies to combat compassion fatigue and burnout.