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Jun 29, 2018

Compassion Fatigue and Provider Resilience

Jaime Vinck
Jaime Vinck, MC, LPC, NCC, CEIP, joined Sierra Tucson in 2014 as Chief Clinical Officer and oversaw all clinical services. In 2015, Jaime was promoted to Chief Operations...

Compassion fatigue is the normal physiological and emotional reaction to hearing about another person’s trauma. This exhaustion creates a limited ability to empathise with others in both our personal and professional lives. In the world of substance use disorders, we often see it in our colleagues before we see it in ourselves. This interactive workshop will create ways to care for ourselves while still caring for others and develop action plans for self-care and compassion.