Caregiver Compassion Fatigue
The negative impact of traumatic
events can extend beyond those who directly experienced the trauma to family
members and professionals who support the traumatized individual. As such, military family caregivers are prime at
risk for a phenomenon called compassion fatigue or secondary traumatic stress.
The experience of compassion fatigue can lead to impairment in social and
occupational functioning. In this presentation Dr. Bride will introduce
attendees to the concept of compassion fatigue, describe the symptoms of
compassion fatigue, and discuss strategies to minimize the negative impact of
PresenterBrian Bride, Ph.D., MSW, MPH
Professor & Ph.D. Program Director
School of Social Work
The University of Georgia
Continuing Education (CE) Credit
- The eXtension Military Caregiving concentration has applied for 1.00 CE credit from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
- If participants complete both portions of the crediting process (evaluation and post-test) and pass with an 80% or higher on the test, he/she will receive an automatically generated certificate via email.
- The evaluation and post-test can be found at: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9uYbDQY1EIgyQXH
- For more information on CE credit go to: NASW Continuing Education Instructions
Note: *The following states do not accept National CE Approval Programs and require individual program/provider application processes: California, Michigan, North Carolina, and West Virginia.
How to Join the Webinar:
- To connect to this webinar, which is hosted by DoD, you must install security certificates if you are not on a military installation. Instructions for can be found: http://www.extension.org/pages/70592
- For those who cannot connect to the Adobe site, an alternative viewing of this webinar will be running on Ustream http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln
- Also you can connect to the Adobe webinars using the iPhone, iPad, and Droid apps. Search for DCO Connect in the respective stores.
- No registration is required.
*The cover photo image Generic Sign Project - Fatigue
by Kevin Harber is licensed under Creative Commons
Created by Rachel Brauner