Compassion Fatigue & Vicarious Trauma During a Pandemic

January 27, 2021
12:00pm–1:00pm EST
11:00am–12:00pm CST

The Great Lakes MHTTC presents this workshop for providers in HHS Region 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI) in partnership with ASPIN

This training will define compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma, discuss the brain response to stress and trauma, and review statistics regarding these issues. We will discuss the stages of compassion fatigue and look at the symptoms and risk factors.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • Define compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma
  • Identify the brain’s response to stress and trauma
  • Review compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma statistics
  • Describe the stages of compassion fatigue
  • Identify the symptoms of compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma
  • Evaluate the risk factors and components of burnout
  • Build provider resilience through self-care
  • Understand the effects of vicarious trauma on people with serious mental illness and opioid use disorder and those who serve them.

Target Audience: Mental health clinicians, community outreach workers, and SUD counselors



Siquilla LiebetrauDr. Siquilla Liebetrau is Clinical Director and a licensed Clinical Psychologist at Bowen Center, the largest Community Mental Health Center in Indiana. Dr. Liebetrau completed her undergraduate studies in psychology at DePaul University in Chicago and her graduate studies at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago.

She has dedicated her training and career to serving in community mental health and is passionate about serving those in greatest need of care and support.  She enjoys the variety of doing therapy with children, teenagers and adults across a broad spectrum of diagnoses. Areas of special interest include trauma, integrating behavioral health into primary care, and suicide prevention.  She also enjoys doing psychological testing including autism evaluations, bonding and attachment assessments, and child hearsay evaluations. 


Starts: Jan 27, 2021 12:00 pm
Ends: Jan 27, 2021 1:30 pm
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