Course Offerings for the Caregiving Organization

Compassion Stress Management: Counterbalance the Intensity of Your Work
6 Hour / CEU (See Continuing Education Eligibility Below)   (Includes Workbook)

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of self-care and its impact on the ability to provide optimal services to client/patient
  • Identify secondary trauma injuries (including compassion fatigue, secondary traumatic stress, vicarious traumatization and burnout), recognize symptoms and warning signs in self and others
  • Learn multiple dimensions of self-care
  • Utilization of a variety of self-assessment tools to create awareness regarding self-care needs
  • Create self-care plan for self and ability to facilitate self-care strategy with others
  • Identify resources; learn mindfulness-based stress reduction tools for resiliency, prevention in self and ability to facilitate these with others

Self-Care is Ethical Practice: Compassion Stress Management for Mental Health Professionals
6 Hour / 3 ethics CEU and 3 general CEU (See Continuing Education Eligibility Below)   (Includes Workbook)

  • Understand the ethical implications for social work practice and self-care
  • Identify secondary trauma injuries (including compassion fatigue, secondary traumatic stress, vicarious traumatization and burnout), recognize symptoms and warning signs in self and others
  • Learn multiple dimensions of self-care
  • Utilization of a variety of self-assessment tools to create awareness regarding self-care needs
  • Create self-care plan for self and ability to facilitate self-care strategy with others
  • Identify resources; learn mindfulness-based stress reduction tools for resiliency, prevention in self and ability to facilitate these with others

Mindfulness in Practice: Building Resiliency through Awareness
6 Hour / CEU
 (See Continuing Education Eligibility Below)  

Course Objectives:

  • Introduction to multiple mindfulness-based therapies
  • Understand the importance of mindfulness, how to begin a practice and the benefits that follow
  • Learn resources, tips and exercises for personal and professional use
  • Experience multiple mindfulness exercises including breath work, guided imagery, meditation, awareness and healing exercises; ability to share with clients

Compassion Stress Management: Counterbalance the Intensity of Your Work
3 Hour / CEU (See Continuing Education Eligibility Below)  (Includes Handouts)

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of self-care and its impact on the ability to provide optimal services to client/patient
  • Identify secondary trauma injuries (including compassion fatigue, secondary traumatic stress, vicarious traumatization and burnout), recognize symptoms and warning signs in self and others
  • Learn multiple dimensions of self-care
  • Utilization of self-assessment tool to create awareness in participant regarding compassion fatigue, burnout and compassion satisfaction
  • Learn mindfulness-based stress reduction tools to increase resiliency and reduce compassion stress

Introductory Presentation of Compassion Stress Management
1.5 Hour / CEU (See Continuing Education Eligibility Below)

Course Summary:

  • Participants learn how to identify compassion fatigue and similar secondary trauma injuries
  • An overview of self-care techniques is discussed
  • Attendees have the option of participation in a rejuvenating guided meditation

Introduction to  Mindfulness Meditation
2 or 3 Hour (See Continuing Education Eligibility Below)

Course Summary:

  • Learn the basics of mindfulness meditation:  What it is, how to do it and why it is beneficial
  • Practice mindfulness meditation with several experiential exercises
  • Suggestions for how to begin a meditation practice will be offered

Continuing Education

All courses approved by Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board (KBSRB) for social work continuing education:  CE Provider #13-003.  Check with your state licensing board to determine reciprocity.

 

Self-Care Specialists can adapt these training courses to meet your organization’s unique needs and time specifications.

Self-Care Specialists is affiliated with Figley Institute and a portion of our courses includes their training material.

For additional information regarding our course offerings, please contact us using the contact form.