Caregiving demands a tremendous amount of compassion and empathy. While this can be incredibly rewarding, it can cause some adverse side effects.
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Section 1: Introduction
A. Meet Tevin
B. About This Course
C. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Compassion Fatigue
A. Compassion Fatigue: The Potential Cost of Caring
B. Signs and Symptoms
C. Treating Compassion Fatigue
D. Talking with Others about Compassion Fatigue
Heather Sones, Ph.D., earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, San Diego/San Diego State University Joint Doctoral Program in 2014, and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Seattle Division of the Puget Sound VA. She specializes in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in combat veterans, as well as addressing the impact of PTSD in intimate relationships. Her dedication to working with traumatized populations extends into her volunteer work as well, having participated in several disaster relief projects in both the United States and Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Disclosure: Heather Sones, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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