Dr. Schwanz teaches participants about compassion fatigue (CF), including signs and symptoms as well as risk factors. She describes compassion satisfaction and self-care as important tools for preventing CF and for mitigating its negative effects. Dr. Schwanz identifies skills and practices for building compassion fatigue resilience (CFR) and presents a preview of a proposed online intervention for CFR called “ME FIRST.”
- List signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue (CF).
- Describe compassion satisfaction and self-care tools.
- Identify skills and practices for preventing compassion fatigue and building compassion fatigue resilience (CFR).