for anyone who cares for others
Compassion Fatigue, often referred to
as The Cost of Caring, is the result of the depletion of emotional and
physical energy over time when caring for others. It is characterized by
a lessening of our ability to have empathy and compassion and thus
strikes at the very core of our being.
This workshop is designed to be
transformational for people who come from a wide range of caring
relationships and helping professions. It is intended to empower
participants with the skills, knowledge, and self-awareness necessary to
either prevent or transform the effects of compassion fatigue and
About the Presenter
has approximately 45 years’ experience in various
roles within the Human Service Field. During his career he has witnessed
many caring people experience compassion fatigue, including himself. Due
to his growing awareness of this problem he attended and received
certification as a trainer in ‘Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma’
from the Compassion Fatigue Training Institute in Kingston, Ontario.
developed and taught for many years in the Human Service Work diploma
program at Okanagan College in Kelowna prior to retirement. His main
professional goal in retirement is to continue researching and
presenting workshops on Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma. Michael
is a seasoned facilitator and presenter. He combines humour, stories, and
audience participation to create learning experiences that inspire and
empower people to make changes toward a more rewarding, balanced, and
less stressful work and home life.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Time: 9am to 4pm
Location: Prestige Hotel
Vernon, 4411 32 St, Vernon, BC
Cost: $100 includes a buffet lunch
fill out and submit this registration form. Alternatively you can
contact our office at 250.545.0585 to register.