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Caring for Others, Caring for Yourself

Program Description

This course is designed to help social workers better manage the stress and challenges they encounter each day to improve patient care.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Differentiate between burnout, compassion fatigue, and depression;
  • Explain the connection between burnout, compassion fatigue, and depression and decreased patient outcomes;
  • Discuss effective strategies for dealing with compassion fatigue, burnout and depression; and
  • Develop a plan for implementing effective strategies for dealing with compassion fatigue, burnout and depression

Target audience

Social workers

Course Length

One hour

Course Details

National Association of Social Workers (NASW): 1.00
Course opens: Wed, Aug 01 2012
Course expires: Thu, Aug 01 2013
Cost: $0.00


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