Burning up while burning out: compassion fatigue awareness and burnout prevention for practitioners
Registration for this session is additional to the congress registration fee and is: €27.5 early bird; €38.5 standard and €44 on site.
Aims : to understand compassion fatigue & burnout, including their similarities and differences; to define and compare these conditions, specific triggers will be explored; to make participants aware of key signs and symptoms, while learning how to manage stressors and their consequences. Specific attention will be given to physical, emotional/mental and behavioural symptoms. Strategies for management and prevention are shared, including mindfulness training and behaviours that can help reduce the frequency of fatigue and prevent burnout.
Additionally, theories will be introduced that will help translate conceptual understanding to actual workplace and personal change. Finally, participants will have an opportunity to create their own individualized management and prevention plan