Presenters: Sandi Grossman, PhD and Mary Craig, DVM
Date recorded: December 20, 2015
Description: A brief background of the need for combating Compassion Fatigue and the benefits of developing a Self Care Plan will be explained. A definition of Compassion Satisfaction will be given. Steps for developing a self care plan and dimensions of a well rounded self care plan will be given Self Care Strategies and exercises will be provided. Things to avoid while combating Compassion Fatigue will be offered. Combating Compassion Fatigue within the Practice - Our concept of Building A Compassionate Practice for Clients and Veterinary Professionals will be explained Taking The First Step - Encouraging everyone to decide on the first step towards self care.