Compassion Fatigue: Surviving Your Career

Compassion Fatigue: Surviving Your Career


Monday, October 12, 1:30 pm pm CST

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Program Description:

You will learn effective ways of recognizing symptoms of Compassion Fatigue, reducing your vulnerability to Compassion Fatigue, and how to treat Compassion Fatigue in yourself, those you supervise, or the organization you manage.

Program Presenter:

Nancy D. Spargo, AM, LCSW, Executive Director/Co-Founder, St. Louis Center for Family Development, LLC

Ms. Spargo has spent the past 29 years working with abusive family systems. Trained as a Clinical Social Worker and Family Therapist, Ms. Spargo provided direct service to a variety of populations including immigrants and refugees, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered), and homeless youth and adults until moving to St. Louis in 2003. Ms. Spargo’s career is characterized by systems integration and program development for marginalized populations with a focus on trauma. She has worked within the child welfare, mental health, domestic violence, and substance abuse systems.

Ryan R. Lindsay, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Director/Co-Founder, St. Louis Center for Family Development, LLC

Mr. Lindsay has extensive experience working with individuals with emotion dysregulation disorders and the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and has spent the bulk of his career utilizing mindfulness based treatments for the treatment of psychological and emotional distress. His past positions include co-founding the Ann Arbor DBT Center, team leader of a Multi-Family DBT Program for Adolescents, and work with chronically mentally ill populations.

Continuing Professional Education:

We offer the following accreditation which is available during the Web Conference, via a link below the video window: The University of Missouri-Columbia Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this activity.MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.

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