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Awareness is Key: How to Identify Burnout and Compassion Fatigue
Recorded on November 10, 2021
On Demand Education
Free
1.75 CE Hours
General
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Presented by
Amber Wrye, LPC, LCDC, EMDR II
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Education Description

While the world endures some of the most difficult moments in history, counselor burnout and compassion fatigue are increasing. This presentation explores how the opioid epidemic and the current COVID-19 pandemic can impair the health and wellbeing of helpers. We will explore empirical evidence on the subject of compassion fatigue and burnout. The presentation will also work to identify the differences between these phenomena and discuss ways to overcome them. The mental health and substance abuse fields are in more demand than ever, and we need clinicians who can utilize coping skills to remain healthy through these trying times. We will review expert exhortation on how to implement healthier time management skills, and how to identify compassion fatigue and burnout. We will discuss a set of easy-to- use methods through mindfulness as well as complete a demonstration of the techniques in real-time.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Educational Goal:

Participants will gain increased competency at recognizing and addressing burnout and compassion fatigue.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify 4 signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue and burnout
  2. Describe evidenced-based research on ways to overcome compassion fatigue and burnout
  3. Apply healthy mindfulness techniques to utilize in real-time
CE Details
Introductory
General

The Louisiana Counseling Association is approved by the Louisiana Licensed Professional Board of Examiners to offer continuing education for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors and Provisional Licensed Professional Counselors. This program meets requirements 2.0 CE clock hours for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 2 continuing education credits. ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

NY LMFTs
Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CAMFT LPCCs
Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

CE Policy
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
About Amber Wrye, LPC, LCDC, EMDR II

Amber is a compassionate therapist and leader with extensive experience in clinical counseling management. Amber earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in counseling from the University of North Texas and is completing her Ph.D. in organizational leadership at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Amber is a licensed professional counselor (LPC), a licensed chemical dependency counselor (LCDC), and a Level Two Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR II) therapist. An avid volunteer, she’s also a member of the American Psychological Association, the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, the Institute of Organizational Mindfulness, and The Chicago School Professional Psychology Consulting Club doing pro bono consulting for nonprofits. She has a passion for mentoring and supervising clinicians in the industry.

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