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Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care

Area: 
English Language Learning
Date: 
Tuesday June 20, 2017
Time: 
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Online webinar
Event Description: 

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.

To register, visit: https://centre.bowvalleycollege.ca/workshops/compassion-fatigue-self-care

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. 

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