On Demand Workshops

Wellness Strategies

Stress, Compassion Fatigue, and Resilience

$129.00
4.5

Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

In many organizations it is common to find employees suffering from the adverse effects of stress. In the helping field, there are additional factors related to the nature of supporting people that can contribute to compassion fatigue or secondary trauma symptoms. Left unmanaged, stress can lead to unproductive patterns and result in loss of focus, motivation, and productivity. This workshop will help participants identify personal stress factors and introduce them to practical methods for successfully managing stress. Participants will have the opportunity to develop a personalized plan to repair negative effects of stress as well as accelerate their resilience.

Trainer: Marwa Fadol, MA, RPsych

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the causes and signs of burnout, compassion fatigue, and compassion satisfaction
  • List areas of strength and vulnerability in one’s own work wellness
  • Describe skills for reducing stress and increasing resilience
  • Identify areas of organizational health and vulnerability

Some of the Topics Reviewed

  • Wellness in the Helping Profession
  • Workplace Factors Related to Wellness
  • Stress, Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, and Compassion Satisfaction
  • Red Flags – Your Cue to Pause
  • A Wholistic Approach to Wellness
  • Healthy Coping Strategies
  • Organizational Strategies to Support Wellness
  • The Role of Resiliency

Target Audience

This is an introductory level workshop for social service and health care professionals, counsellors, social workers, school personnel, and anyone working in the helping profession.

Trainer: Marwa Fadol

MA, RPsych

Marwa is a Registered Psychologist in Alberta and holds a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology. In addition to training with CTRI, she is a Mental Health Therapist, providing triage and assessment to people struggling with addiction and mental health concerns. She also has a private practice where she works with families around various issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and family relationships. Additionally, Marwa consults with community and faith-based organizations on topics related to mental health. As a clinician she believes that people are the experts in their own lives and have within them the strength and capacity to enact change. Marwa approaches her work through an attachment and developmental lens and sees that her role as a therapist is to help empower people to write their own life stories, explore their own values and beliefs about how the world works, and develop authentic, fulfilling relationships. She is also a contributing author of CTRI’s book, Counselling in Relationships, and is the author or editor of several of CTRI’s training materials, including those on the topics of attachment and counselling in relationships. As a trainer she brings warmth and humour and draws on her varied experiences to make for an engaging, relevant training experience. Read blogs written by Marwa here.

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