Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue is a form of burnout that manifests itself as physical, emotional and spiritual exhaustion. It has been referred to as the “cost of caring” for healthcare practitioners and others who work in helping professions. Review the latest research on the biology of compassion, develop a better understanding of fatigue and learn to prevent it.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand who is most vulnerable to compassion fatigue
  • Review new research into the biology of compassion
  • Learn how to construct systems to create more time
  • The concept of psychic numbing
  • Symptoms of compassion fatigue
  • How to prevent fatigue and burnout

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Online, course available Nov. 1-30, 2016

Location: Online

Instructor: Barbara Bartlein RN, LCSW

Fee: $79

CEUs: 0.4, CEHs: 4

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 7740-8383

Registration Deadline: Tue., Oct. 25, 2016

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Fri., Jan. 20, 2017


Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Barbara Bartlein RN, LCSW

Fee: $79

Discounts Available

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When registering for Ethics and Boundaries, and Compassion Fatigue on Jan. 20, 2017 receive a discount of $29 off Program Fee. All registration will be confirmed for discounts

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.


Discount Available

CEUs: 0.4

Enrollment Limit: 55

Program Number: 7740-8417

Note: When registering for both classes on Jan. 20, 2017 Ethics and Boundaries, and Compassion Fatigue receive a discount of $29 off Program Fee. Enter code SW0117

Registration Deadline: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017

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