When Helping Hurts: Preventing Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue is a hazard to the helping professionals that deal with traumatic events. This film heightens awareness of the symptoms and risks of Compassion Fatigue.

New information about prevention, resilience and treatment is presented. Specific strategies on awareness, lifestyle balance and connecting with others are given to assist trauma workers.

Experts Frank Ochberg, M.D., Charles Figley, Ph.D., John Wilson, Ph.D., Carl Bell, M.D., Atle Dyregrov, Ph.D. and Angie Panos, Ph.D. offer their own stories and advice on dealing with Compassion Fatigue.

Appropriate for workshops, training, and classroom.

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SpecificationsGift From Within, 2007
17 minutes

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