This training is being offered by:
The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI and The Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals
This training is appropriate for Community Support Professionals and Case Managers.
The intent of this self-paced online program is to provide an overview of the concepts of Compassion Fatigue, Traumatic Stress, Burnout as well as generate discussions of Self-Care Plans, individual Resiliency and Compassion Satisfaction in the workplace.
As behavioral health clinical staff (case managers, residential staff, direct support workers), the current COVID-19 pandemic has placed an ever increasing burden on staff who work with this vulnerable, often traumatized client populations. Personal and psychological safety takes on a greater emphasis.
It is hoped that this educational self-paced experience will better equip you to remain safe, while acquiring a more robust understanding of the nature of our work which requires the use of empathy and compassion.
Continuing Education Credits:
Chemical Dependency Professionals CEUs: This training has been approved by The RI Certification Board for 3.0 continuing education credits (The RICB is an IC&RC affiliate).
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist CEUs: This training has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 3.0 continuing education credits (The RICB is an IC & RC affiliate)
•Describe Compassion Fatigue and how it can impact clinical staff & Direct Support Workers.
•Explore the difference between compassion fatigue, traumatic stress, and burnout.
•Utilize the ProQOL 5 Professional Quality of Life Scale to identify one’s vulnerability to compassion fatigue.
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Compassion Fatigue and Holistic Approaches to Treatment (csp)
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