Compassion Fatigue: An Occupational Hazard of Social Work
This 90-minute free workshop will offer an overview of compassion fatigue and burnout and provide participants with a framework for mitigating the effects and impact of CF, and invite and encourage participants to reflect upon and create their own plan for self-care.
CE Credits: 1.5
As the pandemic looms on, social workers continue to help those suffering from the impact of Covid-19, and face the increased risk of compassion fatigue and burnout. This 90 minute free workshop will offer an overview of compassion fatigue and burnout and provide participants with a framework for mitigating the effects and impact of CF, and invite and encourage participants to reflect upon and create their own plan for self-care.
Participants will learn:
- To identify, compare and recognize the difference between compassion fatigue and burnout
- Locate risk factors related to both CF and burnout
- Review strategies to mitigate the impact of both
FREE (In honor of Social Work Month)
Renee M. Rawcliffe, LMSW
Renee is a social worker, and the Director of Continuing Education and Professional Development at Adelphi University School of Social Work, an adjunct faculty member in the OMSW program at AUSSW and a doctoral student. Rawcliffe spent close to 20 years in direct practice working with vulnerable individuals and communities impacted by disasters, and provided leadership and content expert training to human service organizations responding to these events. As a result of this work, Renee takes any opportunity she can to address compassion fatigue and burnout to both seasoned professionals and students, and attributes her longevity and success in the disaster response world to champions and supervisors who did the same for her.
Adelphi University School of Social Work is an approved provider for continuing education credits for the following:
- Social Workers
- CASAC Renewal
Successful completion for the award of approved continuing education credits requires attendance at entire training/workshop and submission of a completed evaluation form.
New York State Office of the Professions (NYSED) regulations require that participants must be present for the entire approved educational activity in order to receive a certificate for continuing education hours. There is no accommodation in the State regulations for late arrival, late return from lunch or breaks, or early departure. According to NYSED, in order to award social work CEs; “When you offer a multi-day or multi-part course/educational activity, the learner must complete all parts in order to earn the certificate for contact hours, in the same way that a student must complete a semester-long course to receive college credit. You may not award partial credit for a program, even a one-day program, if the learner does not complete all requirements at that time.”
Unfortunately, we cannot provide refunds for cancellations made seven working days or fewer before the event for any reason—or for no-shows. We can provide credit towards a future workshop up to 24 hours before the event. After that, no credit will be issued.
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