Compassion Fatigue: Surviving Your Career
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Feeling Burn-Out in Your Work with Others?
���Compassion Fatigue: Surviving Your Career��� is a workshop designed specifically to address the effects that difficult work with complex populations have on providers.
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.
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:
MIMH is a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCCTM) approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. MIMH is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This program has been approved for 3 clock hours of continuing education credit.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
The University of Missouri, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 3 clock hours or 3.6 Contact Hours (.4 CEUs) for this activity.
Substance Abuse Professionals
Missouri Substance Abuse Professional Credentialing Board has pre-approved this training for 3 contact hours.
Nursing Home Administrators
The Missouri Institute of Mental Health is a registered Training Agency with the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators (TA-079-310). This program qualifies participants for 3 Patient Care Hours.
The MIMH credit will fulfill clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. If your profession is not listed above or if you are from outside of Missouri, check with your Board prior to completing this program to ensure you are seeking the proper accreditation.
If your profession is not listed above or if you are from outside of Missouri, check with your Board prior to completing this program to ensure you are seeking the proper accreditation.