Compassion Fatigue– Our Achilles Heel
Compassion Fatigue can affect anyone. Vicarious Trauma, Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder, Cumulative Traumatic Stress, Burnout, all amount to feeling worn down and unproductive with our clients and work. This presentation will give participants preliminary CF assessment tools and discuss ideas related to finding wellness factors that are attainable for all of us.
Cooridinator of cornerstone’s PAVE (Preventing Abuse and Violence through Education) program is currently in his 12th year of service in south Hennepin Middle and High Schools. Cornerstone provides an array of services for those affected by family violence in the communities of Bloomington, Eden Prarie, Richfield, St. Louis Park, and Edina. PAVE is Cornerstone’s school-based violence prevention program. Through a combination of direct student services and classroom presentations PAVE works with youth to create enviornments of respect, responsibility, and positive change.