Compassion is at the heart of your work, and at the heart of you. But excessive demands on your empathy can leave you feeling worn down, burdened by the suffering of others, and dreading your next day on the job.
This is Compassion Fatigue. It’s more than being overworked, and it’s a threat to the safety of your patients, your own wellbeing, your relationships, and your career.
This program is exactly what you need to regain purpose, fulfilment, and thrive in your profession – whether you’re already experiencing the emotional burnout of Compassion Fatigue, or want to make sure you avoid it.
If you work in healthcare, mental health, veterinary medicine, rehab or any helping profession this is one recording you can’t afford to miss.
By completing this program you will have met the educational requirements for eligibility when applying to become a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP) through the International Association of Trauma Professionals! Seize the opportunity to become a go-to resource in your facility, office, or unit with the tools and understanding necessary to manage the emotional demands that can negatively impact the care of patients/clients and push other valuable team members away from the job
Please Note: Professional standards apply. The IATP has an application fee for the CCFP certification; that fee is not included in your program purchase. Visit traumapro.net/customercare/faq for answers to frequently asked certification questions.
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Debra Alvis, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, professor, and workplace wellness consultant whose trainings to address compassion fatigue have helped healthcare and mental health professionals around the country, including the medical staff at a flagship state university health center.
Over the last 20 years Dr. Alvis has designed individualized and group programs to promote stress hardiness, work-life balance, and resiliency for nurses, physicians, social workers, counselors, and others working in jobs with excessive demands on their empathy. Her work in a range of medical and mental health settings provides her with a keen understanding of these demands and the potential impact on professionals across disciplines.
Dr. Alvis also developed and led the Mind/Body Program at the University of Georgia that specializes in addressing anxiety, stress, and depression in individuals with physical health concerns and co-morbid mental health issues.
Dr. Alvis lectures, leads retreats around the world, and maintains a private practice in Georgia where she treats clients with anxiety, trauma, shame, depression and relational concerns. She continues to serve as a professor at the University of Georgia where she supervises the clinical work of doctoral students, teaches health psychology, and co-leads a research team.
Financial: Debra Alvis is in private practice. Dr. Alvis receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Debra Alvis has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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