Employee Wellness - Side Effects of Care Giving

Employee Wellness - Side Effects of Care Giving 

Caregiving demands a tremendous amount of compassion and empathy. While this can be incredibly rewarding, it can cause some adverse side effects.


Hours: 0.25


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals

0.25 HOURS

This activity is approved for 0.25 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-SECG-V2
Hours: 0.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Recognize the signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue.
Describe how compassion fatigue can affect yourself and others.
Apply practical methods to deal with the symptoms of compassion fatigue.

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

Instructor: Heather Sones, Ph.D.
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.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Entry level General Staff; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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