Title: Understanding Compassion Fatigue - Revisited (2016-09-18)
Presenters: Sandi Grossman, PhD
Date of broadcast: Sunday, September 18, 2016
A brief background of the need for understanding Compassion Fatigue will be discussed followed by definitions of Compassion Fatigue/PTSD/Burnout and their similarities and differences. The causes and symptoms of both Individual and Organizational (practice wide) Compassion Fatigue will be described. The concept of Caregiver Resilience will be explained along with steps to developing Resiliency. How to measure Compassion Fatigue will be briefly mentioned (ProQual). A definition of Compassion Satisfaction will be offered as a preview to Self Care Strategies.