Join us on Friday, May 22, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. for Compassion Fatigue: Reclaim the Joy of Caring webinar presented by Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner LifeNet Health.
Compassion Fatigue: Reclaim the Joy of Caring is a skill-building program offered by LifeNet Health, dedicated to providing health care professionals with the ability to identify the symptoms of compassion fatigue and strategies to overcome burnout. Participants will learn how to set boundaries and goals to break the compassion fatigue cycle.
LifeNet Health works with hundreds of hospital professionals each year to address the challenges of compassion fatigue. Not only does compassion fatigue affect the workplace environment by decreasing productivity and increasing turnover, it also affects overall job satisfaction as well as emotional and physical health.
- Gain a theoretical understanding of the history and causes of compassion fatigue and burnout in order to identify personal risk factors & symptoms, as well as their personal and professional impact.
- Be able to discern healthy vs. unhealthy caregiving.
- Identify the challenges of thwarting compassion fatigue and the strengths that enable the individual to minimize burnout.
- Identify methods to incorporate learnable skills, a self-care plan, prevention and interventional strategies to enhance resilience and healthy change.
About the Presenters:
Meigan Kemp is a Donor Relations Account Manager at LifeNet Health. Prior to joining the Donor Development team, Kemp worked in sales and marketing in the health care industry and has held both training and management roles. She has a B.S. in Fitness and Sports Management and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She is also certified to facilitate Compassion Fatigue for the Caregiver programs. As a RYT 200, she has been able to share what she has learned about mindfulness through teaching yoga and meditation to many in her local community, schools and through her current role at LifeNet Health.
Heidi Schaiberger is a donor relations account manager at LifeNet Health, responsible for overseeing hospital and non-hospital partnerships in South Puget Sound and Western Washington. Prior to working with LifeNet Health, Schaiberger worked in blood banking and organ and tissue donation for more than seven years facilitating events, community outreach and development. Schaiberger is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves on the Programs Committee.