Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care in Fostering

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This free online session for members aims to provide an overview of compassion fatigue and the importance of self-care.

Date: 
Thursday, 28 May, 2020
Start time: 
19:30
End time: 
21:00
Location: 
Online
Region: 
UK

 

Aims

This brief training session will explore compassion fatigue in foster carers. The links compassion fatigue have with post-traumatic stress disorder will be explored lightly and additionally discussion relating to brain function and the impact compassion fatigue may have on a foster carer’s role. The importance of self-care and grounding techniques to help alleviate compassion fatigue will also be discussed.

Objectives

  • To understand what compassion fatigue is.
  • To understand the impact of compassion fatigue on a carer’s role.
  • How to look after yourself and understanding why self-care is important.
     

Booking

Book your free place on this session today.

Each session is limited to a maximum of 20 participants to allow space for questions and answers.

For more information contact training@fostering.net 

 

Audience: 
Foster carers