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2-Day: Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP) Intensive 12 Hour Training: Strategies for Compassion Fatigue Prevention and Professional Resiliency


Speaker:
J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC, DAAETS, FAAETS, CCTP
Duration:
12 Hours 53 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Feb 25, 2021
Product Code:
POS057515
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD

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Description

This program is exactly what you need to regain purpose, fulfillment, and thrive in your profession now more than ever—whether you’re already experiencing the emotional burnout of Compassion Fatigue or want to make sure you avoid it.

Exposing yourself to the trauma your clients and patients are experiencing daily can harm your physical and mental health...Leaving you feeling worn down, sleepless, burdened by the suffering of others, and dreading your next day on the job.

This is Compassion Fatigue. It’s more than being overworked, it’s trauma. And it’s a threat to the safety of your patients, your own wellbeing, your relationships, and your career.

This course presents a thorough and comprehensive exploration of all things compassion fatigue: The history, causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of compassion fatigue. Dr. Eric Gentry, trauma expert, author and trainer, will draw on his personal experience, latest research and his expertise to provide you with skills to help you—and your clients— build resiliency and optimism again. Purchase today!

And a bonus, when you complete this comprehensive training, you’ll have the education you need to become a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP), visit evergreencertifications.com/ccfp for more details.

Best of all, upon completion of this live training, you’ll be eligible to become a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and clients know that you’ve invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of compassion fatigue. Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/CCFP for details. 

*We partner with Evergreen Certifications to include certification with some of our products. When you purchase such a product we may disclose your information to Evergreen Certifications for purposes of providing services directly to you or to contact you regarding relevant offers.

Credits


* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before purchase.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography. Evergreen Certifications is owned by PESI, Inc.


* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 12.5 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Counselors - Counselors

This self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Counselors - Florida Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.


Counselors - Montana Counselors

The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of instruction.


Counselors - Nevada Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved CEU provider with the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors. This self-study activity qualifies for 12.5 contact hours. Approved Provider # NVCEP2006.


Counselors - Ohio Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance in this self-study course meets the qualifications for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education credit. 


Counselors - South Carolina Counselors

This self-study program has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.


Counselors - Texas Counselors

This self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors no longer approves programs or providers. PESI activities meet the continuing education requirements as listed in Title 22 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 681, Subchapter J, Section 681.142 Acceptable Continuing Education. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Social Workers - Social Workers

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Social Workers - Colorado Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This self-study course has been approved for 12.6 continuing education hours. 

 

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: If you did not answer YES to be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW on the evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Social Workers - Florida Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits. 


Social Workers - Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 12.5 contact hours.


Social Workers - Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Social Workers - Montana Social Workers

The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of instruction.


Social Workers - Ohio Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance in this self-study course meets the qualifications for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education credit. 


Marriage & Family Therapists - Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Marriage & Family Therapists - Florida Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.


Marriage & Family Therapists - Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 12.5 credits.


Marriage & Family Therapists - Montana Marriage & Family Therapists

The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of instruction.


Marriage & Family Therapists - Nevada Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved CEU provider with the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors. This self-study activity qualifies for 12.5 contact hours. Approved Provider # NVCEP2006.


Marriage & Family Therapists - Ohio Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance in this self-study course meets the qualifications for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education credit. 


Marriage & Family Therapists - South Carolina Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study program has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.


Marriage & Family Therapists - Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists no longer approves programs or providers. PESI activities meet the continuing education requirements as listed in Title 22 of the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 801, Subchapter K, Section 801.264 Types of Acceptable Continuing Education. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Addiction Counselors - Generic

This self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (CADTP)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CADTP, Provider #: 201. This Category H activity meets the qualifications for 12.5 CEU's (continuing education hours).


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 12.5 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for a total of 12.5 ceus in the area(s) of C2 - 12.5hrs.


Oklahoma Alcohol & Drug Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors approved provider #20240032. This self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 12.5 self-study contact hours.

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Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 12.5 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 12.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Speaker

J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC, DAAETS, FAAETS, CCTP's Profile

J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC, DAAETS, FAAETS, CCTP Related seminars and products

Compassion Unlimited


J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC, DAAETS, FAAETS, CCTP, is an internationally recognized leader in the study and treatment of traumatic stress and compassion fatigue. His PhD is from Florida State University where he studied with Professor Charles Figley – a pioneer of these two fields. In 1997, he co-developed the Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for compassion fatigue – the world’s only evidence-based treatment protocol for compassion fatigue. In 1998, he introduced the Certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist Training and Compassion Fatigue Prevention & Resiliency Training. These two trainings have demonstrated treatment effectiveness for the symptoms of compassion fatigue, and he published these effects in several journals. He has trained over 100,000 health professionals over the past 20 years.

He has written numerous chapters, papers, and peer-reviewed journal articles in the areas of traumatic stress and compassion fatigue. Dr. Gentry is a Master Traumatologist with over 35 years of clinical experience with trauma, Complex PTSD, personality disorders, and dissociation.

He is the president and CEO of The Forward Facing® Institute and owner of Compassion Unlimited – a private psychotherapy, training, and consulting practice – in Phoenix, AZ.
 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. J. Eric Gentry maintains a private practice. He is the owner and President of Forward-Facing Institute, LLC., the CEO of Compassion Unlimited, and the co-director of Community Crisis Support Team. Dr. Gentry has employment relationships with the University of South Florida State, the Florida State University, the Florida Center for Theological Studies, the Argosy University, and the Webster University. He is a consultant and receives compensation. Dr. Gentry is a published author and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium, book royalties, and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. J. Eric Gentry is a member of the American Counseling Association, the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, and others. For a complete list, please contact info@pesi.com.


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Objectives

  1. Analyze the seminal events, publications and individuals responsible for the conceptualization of compassion fatigue.
  2. Distinguish the primary causes of compassion fatigue including the ability to teach the concepts of “traumagenesis” to clients.
  3. Determine the symptoms and negative effects of compassion fatigue including those associated with arousal, avoidance, intrusion and fatigue.
  4. Assess the presence and severity of compassion fatigue symptoms using the Pro-QOL (Stamm, 1995) as both a self-assessment for compassion fatigue symptoms and as a clinical measure for assessing others.
  5. Analyze the role that perceived threat and sympathetic nervous system dominance play in the generation of compassion fatigue symptoms and, conversely, the role of self-regulation in the amelioration of future effects and prevention of future effects.
  6. Appraise how secondary traumatic stress can “infect” individuals and how this can negatively impact the professional and personal life of a caregiver.
  7. Catalogue and engage the process of healing secondary traumatic stress for oneself and others.
  8. Distinguish burnout as caused by autonomic dysregulation and distorted perception instead of workplace factors (shift from external to internal locus of control).
  9. Employ skills for resolving and preventing symptoms of burnout.
  10. Utilize the five evidence-based resilience skills from this course for yourself and with clients.
  11. Analyze how and why intentionality works as a potent skill for ameliorating and preventing compassion fatigue symptoms.
  12. Defend that the effects of compassion fatigue as being failed or thwarted professional maturation.
  13. Distinguish the specific processes, trajectory and tasks associated with professional maturation and how developing these skills enhance resiliency.
  14. Apply CBT tools (e.g., relaxation, exposure and perceptual change) to lessen the effects of compassion fatigue in one’s own life.
  15. Design a self-directed resiliency plan for self and others that utilizes evidence-based skills to prevent compassion fatigue, enhance professional resilience and engage in a trajectory toward maturation.

Outline

Essentials of Compassion Fatigue
  • Overview of the history of compassion fatigue
  • Why it is on a rise the field of caregiving
  • Etiology through its two primary components:
    • Secondary traumatic stress
    • Professional burnout

Working with People Who Are Traumatized and/or Suffering:
Critical Signs for Every Clinician to Watch For

  • Potential symptoms and effects associated with compassion fatigue.
  • The process (i.e., “infection”) of secondary traumatic stress
  • Burnout as caused by autonomic dysregulation and distorted perception

Assessment and Clinical Skills for Professional Resilience

  • Compassion fatigue assessment instruments for self and others: Pro-QOL
  • Put it to Practice: Self-administration, Scoring & Interpretation of Pro-QOL
  • How to narrate personal/professional history that has led to negative effects associated with work
  • Put it to Practice: Graphic Time Line and Written Narrative of Caregiving
  • Understand the role that perceived threat and sympathetic nervous system dominance play in compassion fatigue symptoms
  • Put it to Practice: Skills-building with self-regulation

Compassion Fatigue Strategies: Restore Joy in Your Work To Better Help Your Clients

  • Prevent future effects associated with secondary traumatic stress:
    • Connection/support
    • Relaxation
    • Narrative to resolve current
    • Symptoms
  • Methods to resolve current and
  • prevent future effects of burnout
  • Skilled application of CBT tools to lessen the effects of compassion fatigue
    • Relaxation
    • Exposure
  • A method for symptom amelioration and resiliency.
  • Put it to Practice: Complete “Documents of Intention”

Professional Resilience:
Clinical Skills to Enhance Resiliency

  • Processes, trajectory and tasks associated with professional maturation
  • Model that allows you to be healthy and maximally functional independent of environmental “demands”
  • The five key resiliency skills for the prevention
  • Design a self-directed professional resiliency plan
  • Put it to Practice: Complete Self-Directed Professional Resilience Plan

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Nurses
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Other Professionals Who Work within the Mental Health Fields

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