Salt Lake Community College

Staff Development Training - Caregiver Program - Compassion Fatigue

This is the fourth in the series of six workshops for SLCC employees who are caring for aging adults. It is presented by Kathy Nelson, Training Specialist for Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services.

Individuals who care for others long-term are at risk of losing the ability and compassion to continue caring for others. Learn what causes fatigue and how to build resilience and minimize the risk of fatigue.

Learning Objectives
-What causes fatigue
-Take fatigue and resilience quizzes
-Discover if you are on the path for fatigue
-Learn how to build resilience and minimize the risk of fatigue

Compassion Fatigue-CF or Secondary Traumatic Stress-STS is a gradual loss of compassion for, or the ability to care for others--over time. Though first recognized in First Responders, CF has opened the door to understanding what family and professional caregivers face as they provide long term care.

Come be part of the discussion.

Lunch provided by Staff Development.

If you would like to bring a family member who is helping you care for someone, please contact Deanne Arvizu at 801.957.4088.

Register in the MySLCC Employee Training Portal, under "Staff Development."

Questions? Contact Deanne Arvizu at 801.957.4088.

Wednesday, January 23 at 11:30am to 1:00pm

Taylorsville Redwood Campus , Technology Building 225D-A

Event Type

SLCC Events

Campus Location

Taylorsville Redwood Campus


Professional Development, Staff

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