Compassion Satisfaction: Thriving While Working in Substance Use, Criminal Justice, and Other Challenging Settings (3 hours)

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Compassion Fatigue is defined as “Profound emotional and physical erosion that takes place when you are exposed to the hurt of others”.  This indirect trauma results in  absorption of  the pain of others, including those who are suicidal or in chronic despair.  The effects of compassion fatigue are cumulative.  Psychological symptoms include frustration, irritability, sadness, …

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