Compassion Fatigue Seminar Being Offered

Compassion Fatigue Seminar Being Offered

October 23, 2007

Sioux Falls Psychological Services (a counseling center owned and operated by Sioux Falls Seminary) and Pastoral Care Services of Sanford USD Medical Center are pleased to present a half-day seminar on Compassion Fatigue: Making Healthy Choices.

Designed specifically for health care professionals, chaplains, and caregivers, Compassion Fatigue: Making Healthy Choices will take place on Friday, November 9, 2007, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Sioux Falls Seminary.

Seminar attendees will learn to recognize the signs of compassion fatigue (becoming emotionally drained by caring too much for patients) and learn effective ways to contend with it in their lives.

Cost of attendance will be $25 and includes lunch. RSVP by November 1 by calling 605.334.2696 or e-mailing sfps@sfseminary.edu.

Compassion Fatigue: Making Healthy Choices will include presentations on options for dealing with compassion fatigue, integrating professional and spiritual choices for self care, wholeness and health, and more. Seminar presenters are therapists from Sioux Falls Psychological Services, including Douglas Anderson, Psy.D., LMFT; Pamela Beck, M.A., LMFT; Larry Porter, Ph.D., LMFT; Stephanie Klemme, Psy.D.; Ann Marie Rossing, R.N., M.A., LMFT, QMHP; and Jerry Vander Lee, M.A.

For more information or for reservations, contact Sioux Falls Psychological Services by calling 605.334.2696 or e-mailing sfps@sfseminary.edu.

Click here to view the seminar schedule and detials.