Description: The terms Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma, and Secondary Trauma are terms that are sometimes used interchangeably. However, they share a commonality of how those who are receiving assistance impact the lives of those who are providing the assistance. The training will discuss the differences and similarities between those terms. The training will use a mix of lecture, small group activities and video that is designed to assist the participant understand, create awareness and develop strategies to aid themselves in defining self-care.
Target Audience: This training is for professionals who provide care to older adults, such as nurses, social workers, case managers, housing service coordinators, nursing home administrators, personal care home administrators, aging and mental health workers.
Lehigh County Government Center
17 South 7th Street
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Parking: Across the street from the front of the building on S. 7th Street.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Presenter: Lisa Basci