2020 and COVID-19 was a difficult year for most of us. There have been new dynamics in our families, workplaces and communities and many of us are struggling to stay positive. If you are directly caring for others – whether that’s kids who have experienced trauma, a classroom of students, people who are sick or aging parents – it can be exhausting and difficult to keep feeling compassionate day in and day out. In this short, encouraging class Julie Cooper shares how some of the principles of trauma-informed care can help you avoid or recover from compassion fatigue.
The care you are providing to others is important. Learn how you can keep going and gain confidence that you can share love and compassion AND keep your sanity and health!
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- What is compassion fatigue?
- How can I keep from getting it?
- How can I move toward health if I have compassion fatigue?
* This class is faith-forward, meaning it may include prayer and/or references to scripture, God, Jesus and Christian principles. All are welcome.