Burnout Prevention: Understanding Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue

Burnout, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue are common occupational hazards for healthcare professionals, social workers, counsellors, and others in high-care fields.  This 4-week online course is designed to teach those in the helping, human service and healthcare professions about these work-related risks that can result from the very nature of the work itself. 

This course can help you to enhance resiliency, reduce stress and mitigate the risk of burnout, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue in order to thrive personally and professionally.  Awareness is prevention!

No online learning experience is required. The instructor uses  transformative learning principles and combines video teaching, engaging reading assignments, and reflective learning activities such as journaling exercises, guided meditation, coaching tools and assessments. A commitment of 3 hours per week is recommended.

Benefit from the opportunity to:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of burnout, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue, what they are, how they manifest and how to prevent and/or intervene with these costs of caring from both individual self-care and organizational health perspectives.
  • Discover how to balance caring for yourself while caring for others, in order to stay healthy while you make a difference. 
  • Learn, reflect and connect with others in a caring, dynamic and respectful online learning environment.

This course is approved for 12 CECs by the CCPA.

A 15% group discount is available when 3 or more individuals from the same organization register at the same time.
A 15% student discount is also available. Please call 604.822.1444 to enquire.

Course Format

The format of this class is on-line.

Available Sessions

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Oct 24-Nov 20, 2017 | Online | $395.00

Format: Online
Code: LC715F17A
Oct 24-Nov 20, 2017
This course is self-directed. A commitment of 3 hours per week is recommended.

1nstructor: Lynda Monk


Fees / Tuition

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