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Teleconference – Conscious Care Giving: Understanding, Reducing, and Preventing Compassion Fatigue

April 17, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - October 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm


The audio link below will be available for 30 days:



Date and Time: Thursday April 18th from noon to 1 p.m. (please try to connect 5 minutes beforehand if possible to minimize interruptions)

Speaker: Dr. Stacy Sprague, Executive Director of the Employee Family Assistance Program and Registered Psychologist

Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop an understanding of the definition of compassion fatigue: What is it? What is it not? How does it differ from burnout?
  2. Identify 3 ways to prevent compassion fatigue.
  3. Identify whether you are at risk for compassion fatigue.


Handouts: Posted on the BCTRA website as well as a self-test for members to do ahead of time.

NCTRC Job Task Code: PTR

How to Connect: Please call 1-866-627-1651 and enter participant passcode 17407014#. There will be some time for questions and discussion at the end of the presentation.

An audio recording of the session will be available for a period of 30 days after the scheduled teleconference and the link to access this recording will be provide via broadcast after the teleconference.

CEU Verification: Available for certified members. Please e-mail education@bctra.org to request this and please note that a teleconference evaluation form (on the BCTRA website) will need to be completed before CEU verification is sent.


EFAP – Consicous Care Giving Presentation April 2012 (Powerpoint)

Compassion Satisfaction & Fatigue Self-Test for Helpers (PDF)


April 17, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
October 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm


Sheila Kennedy