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Seminar Detail

Recognizing and Managing Compassion Fatigue: Professional and Personal Resiliency for the 21st Century
Recognizing and Managing Compassion Fatigue: Professional and Personal Resiliency for the 21st Century

Where:   ONTARIO, CA

When:  Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This event is not currently available for purchase.

For more information: Call (800) 844-8260
Course Description:

This seminar has been identified by hundreds of professionals as life changing, essential and exhilarating. Join Dr. J. Eric Gentry, recognized leader in the area of compassion fatigue, and take home evidence-based compassion resiliency and prevention skills drawn from the Accelerated Recovery Program for Compassion Fatigue. Learn self-regulation - practical skills that are critical to your being maximally effective with your clients and improving treatment outcomes

For the past 30 years, research has been steadily accumulating to demonstrate that caring has its costs. We now know that working with others who suffer from depression, pain, abuse and trauma have negative effects on the caregiver -many of which are potentially debilitating. Attend this seminar and learn powerful tools that are critical for professional resiliency and integrate them into your practice immediately. Additionally, you will leave with techniques to teach and help your clients improve their lives.

Let Dr. Gentry show you how to recapture your sense of mission, purpose, hope and joy in your career helping others.

Course Description:

This seminar has been identified by hundreds of professionals as life changing, essential and exhilarating. Join Dr. J. Eric Gentry, recognized leader in the area of compassion fatigue, and take home evidence-based compassion resiliency and prevention skills drawn from the Accelerated Recovery Program for Compassion Fatigue. Learn self-regulation - practical skills that are critical to your being maximally effective with your patients and improving treatment outcomes.

For the past 30 years, research has been steadily accumulating to demonstrate that caring has its costs. We now know that working with patients who suffer from depression, pain, abuse and trauma have negative effects on you, the caregiver - many of which are potentially debilitating. Attend this seminar and learn powerful tools that are critical for professional resiliency and integrate them into your practice immediately. Additionally, you will leave with techniques to teach and help your patients improve their lives.

Let Dr. Gentry show you how to recapture your sense of mission, purpose, hope and joy in your career helping others.

Objectives:
  1. Summarize the causes, effects, treatments and prevention of compassion fatigue that include burnout, secondary traumatic stress, & caregiver stress.
  2. Explain how compassion fatigue erodes professional resiliency.
  3. Implement skills for successful self-regulation.
  4. Demonstrate an increased capacity to remain comfortable and maximally effective regardless of external demands.
  5. Develop a personalized professional "moral compass" for the starting point for professional maturation and resiliency.
  6. Implement simple, yet powerful, strategies to prevent the symptoms of compassion fatigue.
  7. Create a self-directed, easy-to-use, personalized Professional Resiliency Plan.

ERIC GENTRY, PHD, LMHC

Eric Gentry, Ph.D., LMHC, is an internationally recognized leader in the field of disaster and clinical traumatology, having trained thousands of professionals and paraprofessionals worldwide in the treatment of traumatic stress. His doctorate is from Florida State University where he studied with Professor Charles Figley, one of the pioneers of traumatic stress. Dr. Gentry was one of the original faculty members of the Traumatology Institute and later became the co-director of the International Traumatology Institute at the University of Southern Florida. Dr. Gentry, along with Dr. Anna Baranowsky, is the co-author and co-owner of the Traumatology Institute Training Curriculum – 17 courses in field and clinical traumatology leading to seven separate certifications.

Dr. Gentry has been a clinical member of several CISM teams and has provided assistance in many different disaster and critical incidents including Oklahoma City, New York City, and hurricanes in Florida. He was the developer of the Community Crisis Support Team, which began in Tampa, Florida, and has become a model for communities to integrate mental health services into their disaster response network.

Dr. Gentry is the co-author of the critically acclaimed Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization and Recovery (Third Edition) (Hogrefe and Huber, 2011). His newest books include Forward Facing Trauma Therapy (2016) and is the co-author of Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss (PPM, 2017). Additionally, Dr. Gentry has published many research articles, book chapters, and periodicals in this maturing area of study. He has a private clinical and consulting practice and is adjunct faculty at many universities. Dr. Gentry draws equally from his scientific study and from his rich history of 30+ years of clinical experience with trauma survivors to balance this training with current, empirically grounded information and experienced-based compassionate intervention skills. You will be challenged, inspired, and uplifted by Dr. Gentry and this unique training.



Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: J. Eric Gentry receives compensation as Owner of Compassion Unlimited. He receives royalties as an author for Hogrefo & Huber Publishing. Dr. Gentry receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: J. Eric Gentry has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. After attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will receive an email from PESI Customer Service with the subject line, “Evaluation and Certificate” within one week. This email will contain a link to complete the seminar evaluation and allow attendees to print, email or download a certificate of completion if in full attendance. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance is available through that link and an adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be issued within 30 days (if your board allows). Please see “live seminar schedule” for full attendance start and end times. NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.

If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, or questions on home study credit availability, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

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