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Compassion Fatigue Resource Kit

Compassion Fatigue Resource Kit - Product

Principal Investigator: Epstein, Joel

Product Description

Summary:

MIMH is proud to announce its newest educational tool for mental health professionals: the Surviving Compassion Fatigue kit.
The Surviving Compassion Fatigue kit utilizes the LARC method, which means that it contains resources designed to help the user:

  • Learn about Compassion Fatigue;
  • Assess the severity of the syndrome;
  • Renew well-being and professional satisfaction; and
  • Commit to an ongoing routine of self-care

Included within this easy-to-use kit are videos, MP3 files, assessment measures, and worksheets – all created to promote the personal well-being of caregiving professionals.

Interactive Information:
This interactive demonstration highlights some of the exciting features of this the kit.

Running Time for Included DVD:
25 minutes

Price:
$99.00


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