Compassion & Fatigue

  • 20 Apr 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Lehigh County Government Center-Allentown, PA
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Compassion & Fatigue

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
Room 43B 
17 South 7th Street
Allentown, PA  

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Cost: $35

Parking: Across the street from the front of the building on S. 7th Street.

Registration Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Presenter: Lisa Basci 

Inclement Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7:00 a.m. the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page ( will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!

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