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Compassion Fatigue Prevention & Resiliency: Fitness for the Frontline

This seminar recording has been identified by hundreds of professionals as life changing, essential and exhilarating. Join Dr. J. Eric Gentry, an internationally-recognized leader in the study and treatment of compassion fatigue for state-of-the-art training that integrates the latest research and practical wisdom to help you reclaim the satisfaction, hope and inspiration of professional caregiving.

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 pain, depression, abuse and trauma has negative effects for the caregiver—many of which are potentially debilitating. Attend this seminar and learn powerful tools that are critical elements of professional resiliency and integrate them into your practice immediately.

  • Say goodbye to job-related stress
  • Why self-care isn’t enough – the secrets of compassion resiliency
  • Evidence-based resiliency training for caregiving professionals
  • Learn the 5 critical elements of professional resiliency
  • Powerful tools to immediately integrate into your practice


Product Details
J. Eric Gentry, Ph.D., LMHC
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Media Type:
Digital Recordings



This online program is worth 1.5 hours CPD.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.

Target Audience

Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Other Mental Health Professionals


  1. Summarize the history, causes, treatment and prevention of compassion fatigue, burnout, secondary traumatic stress, caregiver stress, countertransference, and vicarious traumatization
  2. Identify the true causes of stress in personal and professional life
  3. Outline skills for successful internal self-regulation of anxiety-ability to maintain comfort and maximal performance regardless of the external contexts
  4. Develop knowledge and skills necessary to prevent the symptoms of compassion fatigue through enhanced resiliency
  5. Create a 5-point self-directed Professional Resiliency Plan that can be easily integrated into professional practice and personal life


Opening Exercise – A Message from Viktor Frankl

  • Tools for Hope: Stress = Perceived Threat
    1. Perceived Threat
    2. The Body, Brain & Autonomous Nervous System
    3. Sympathetic vs. Parasympathetic Dominance
    4. Self-Regulation
  • Compassion Fatigue Didactic
    1. Caregiver Secondary Traumatic Stress: Causes, Prevention & Cure
    2. Burnout: Causes, Prevention & Cure


  • Intentionality
    1. The Covenant
    2. Didactic: Breaching Integrity & Sympathetic Dominance
  • Self-regulation
    1. Instruction: Physiological Intervention for shifting from Sympathetic to Parasympathetic dominance
  • Self-validation
  • Connection
  • Self-Care

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