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Burnout is a general term that describes the chronic and cumulative effect of different stresses at work and how it negatively impacts the worker’s health and wellbeing. If unaddressed, the various stresses of Human Services work contribute to an erosion of compassion and empathy which reduces a worker’s effectiveness in helping others, rendering the worker ineffective and lacking confidence. This class builds awareness of the signs and stages of Compassion Fatigue and Burnout and offers strategies for cultivating compassion satisfaction for the individual and in team dynamics.
Recognize warning signs of burnout and compassion fatigue
Review of the “why” of caregiver work
Assess current potential for compassion satisfaction
Introduce strategies for reducing burnout in an individual and team
MN Board of Social Work
2.0 CEUs (CEP-275)
MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
LADC: 2.0 CEUs (2022.CE.ADC.129)
LPC/LPCC: 2.0 CEUs (2022.CE.310)
MN Board of Nursing
This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
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