Compassion Fatigue: More than Meets the Eye

Wed, Apr 27

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Highland Park United Methodist Church

Compassion Fatigue: More than Meets the Eye

Presented by: Martha Fiddes, PT,GCS,CQM

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Time & Location

Apr 27, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Highland Park United Methodist Church, 3300 W Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75235, USA

About the Event

Join DAPS at our Annual Lifetime Achievement Award and Luncheon, followed by 1 FREE CEU for Social Workers. This Workshop is geared to those providing direct services to people living with Parkinson's Disease.

Purpose:

To identify the traditional and non-traditional roles that are impacted by compassion fatigue; recognize signs of compassion fatigue; long -term effects of compassion fatigue; and provide tools for managing compassion fatigue for self and others.

Objectives:

1. Recognize familiar care partner roles while expanding one’s understanding of less common care partner roles. (Adult children of aging parents, extended family members, friends, direct care providers.)

2. Learn common triggers of compassion fatigue for both traditional and non-traditional roles.

3. Identify Healthy vs. Unhealthy communication techniques with:

  • Paid care partners
  • Family
  • Friends

4. Learn how to apply and model healthy self–care by learning which coping techniques work best for you or others.

To sign up for this FREE workshop, please provide the following:

First name

Last name

Email address

Place of employment

Job Position

Parking Instructions:

Guests can be dropped off at the North Entrance of the church, under the porte cochere.  The covered entrance is at the Wallace Building, where DAPS representatives will be present to guide guests to the event, located in the Great Hall.  There is limited handicap and senior parking spaces available, immediately in front of the porte cochere.  We recommend arriving early to secure these spaces.  Doors will open at 10:30.

You can view the parking instructions/map by clicking the link below: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1g_wxSlejiOSqd8cpU9c40rR-wemVn7D6/view?usp=sharing

In case you need to contact the church, the phone number is: (214) 521-3111

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