Combating Compassion Fatigue through Self-Care for Foster Parents

About the Course

On most days, supporting foster youth and helping them heal from trauma and the lasting effects takes up considerable time and emotional labor for caregivers. When caregivers fail to take care of themselves in the midst of dealing with others trauma, stressors can mount. This workshop deals with strategies to help caregivers develop a comprehensive plan of self-care that encompasses Social Support, Diet & Exercise, Hobbies & Leisure Time Activities, and Managing Mental Processes for the purpose of increasing compassion satisfaction.

Learning Objectives

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