Compassion Fatigue Resilience Series: Reframing

3:00pm - October 14, 2020 | Timezone: US/Pacific
Pacific Southwest MHTTC
Registration Deadline: October 14, 2020
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Times: 6:00-7:30 p.m. ET / 3:00-4:30 p.m. PT / 12:00-1:30 p.m. HT (view your time zone

Compassion Fatigue Resilience Series

Part 2 of the Compassion Fatigue Resilience series focuses on reframing. Living with fidelity to our purpose and in alignment with our principles is equally important in developing and maintaining our professional quality of life. Trauma makes us fearful, and being fearful we mistrust each other. Mistrust leads to anger, and then we find ourselves violating our own values, the same ones that brought us to mental health and healthcare. Although we might want things to be different from what they are, resilience arises from acceptance of the world as it is, focusing instead on what meaning we make of it for ourselves. This workshop will lead participants in exercises to help them reframe and move forward within their roles with intentionality and perceptual maturation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Define secondary traumatic stress, burnout and compassion fatigue
  • Describe causes and effects of stress
  • Describe and practice techniques for reframing


Register for Part 1: Self-Regulation and Part 3: Self-Care of this series.


Continuing Education Hours Available:

An optional 1.5 Continuing Education Hours are available for each event in this series (4.5 total). There is no fee to attend this event; a processing fee of $25 for each event will be payable to Center for Applied Research Solutions (CARS) if you would like CEHs. CEHs are available for ASW, BRN, LCSW, LEP, LMFT, LPCC, and/or PPS as required by the CA Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) and CA Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). CARS is an approved provider for CA BRN #16303 and CAMFT #131736.

About the Presenter 

Joel Jackson HeadshotJoel Jackson serves as a subject matter expert for several programs at the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination. Through Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation of Greater Chicago, Joel serves as a Racial Healing Practitioner. In this role, Joel co-facilitates Racial Healing Circles across Chicagoland, helping to provide space for healing and connection and to reaffirm the humanity in all of us. He is also the UChicago Medicine Assistant Director of Inclusion and Training for the Urban Health Initiative Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity. He coordinates the hospital’s cultural competence training strategy and is the lead facilitator of the UChicago Medicine Cultural Competence Course. Joel is also helping to coordinate the hospital’s Resilience Based Care training strategy, which will include a focus on compassion fatigue resilience and a focus on trauma-informed care. He is a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional and the 2020 Staff Diversity Leadership Award recipient for the University of Chicago.