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Certification Training for Compassion Fatigue Professionals (CCFP)
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording (5 hours, 28 minutes), with electronic manual and instructions.
Authors:
ERIC GENTRY, PHD, LMHC
MARTHA TEATER, MA, LMFT, LCAS, LPC
JOHN LUDGATE, PHD
Publisher:
Premier Publishing & Media
Copyright:
1/1/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV045740
Objectives
  1. Describe the principles of compassion fatigue and resiliency practices to other professionals and your clients to accelerate treatment
  2. Develop a comprehensive knowledge of compassion fatigue by discovering the causes, symptoms/effects, treatments and resiliency strategies for potentially debilitating condition
  3. Explain the neuro-physiology of compassion fatigue and the role that the autonomic nervous system plays in creating, exacerbating and maintaining the negative effects from our work
  4. Implement skills to self-regulate your autonomic nervous system and immediately eradicate the effects of stress
  5. Develop a mastery of the concepts, principles and practices of prevention and resiliency with compassion fatigue and woe-related stress sufficient to train other professionals
  6. List the five (5) evidence-based resiliency skills proven to lessen compassion fatigue symptoms and prevent future symptoms
Outline
The three-DVD course is presented stepwise through the 16-certification criteria using didactic and experiential methods.

Criterion 1
  • Understanding of the historical developments in the field of caregiving that gave rise to the concept of compassion fatigue (e.g., diagnosis of PTSD being included in DSM-III, Yael Danielli, vicarious trauma, burnout research, Beth Stamm, Charles Figley, etc)
    1. Review of the history and seminal contributors to the development of compassion fatigue
Criterion 2
  • Ability to articulate the etiology of compassion fatigue through its two primary components: secondary traumatic stress and burnout
    1. Discussion of secondary traumatic stress and work-related stress developed through patient/client interactions
    2. Discussion of burnout and work-related stress developed through professional’s interaction in the high-demand health care environment
Criterion 3
  • Clear understanding of the potential symptoms and effects associated with compassion fatigue
    1. Review of the spectrum of symptoms/negative effects associated with compassion fatigue
Criterion 4
  • Skilled administration and interpretation of compassion fatigue assessment instruments for self and others with primary focus upon the Pro-QOL (Stamm, 2005)
    1. Experiential processing through the administration, scoring and interpretation of the Pro-QOL 5
Criterion 5
  • Awareness of and ability to narrate one’s own personal/professional history that has lead to negative effects associated with professional and/or volunteer caregiving
    1. Discussion of the use of personal compassion fatigue narrative as a process of resolving symptoms for self and others
    2. Exercise: Writing personal compassion fatigue narrative
Criterion 6
  • Understand the role that perceived threat and sympathetic nervous system dominance play in the generation of compassion fatigue symptoms and, conversely, the role of self-regulation in the amelioration of current effects and prevention of future effects
    1. Watch DVD "Tools for Hope"
Criterion 7
  • Identify the process (i.e., “infection”) of secondary traumatic stress-how does a professional become gradually symptomatic when working with traumatized and suffering others?
    1. Didactic presentation on the process by which witnessed trauma produces stress symptoms in the observer
Criterion 8
  • Be aware of how to use (a) Connection/Support; (b) Relaxation, and (c) narrative to resolve current symptoms and to prevent future effects associated with secondary traumatic stress
    1. Active ingredients for resolving traumatic stress
    2. Application if these ingredients to secondary traumatic stress
Criterion 9
  • Knowing methods to resolve current and prevent future effects of burnout in professional caregiving contexts
    1. Discussion of how the perceptual reality (instead of the empirical reality) is the cause of burnout symptoms
    2. How to mature perception to lessen negative effects and to heighten resiliency
Criterion 10
  • Skilled application of CBT tools (e.g., relaxation, exposure and perceptual change) to lessen the effects of compassion fatigue in one’s own life
    1. Discussion of utilization of CBT tools to lessen effects of compassion fatigue
    2. Experiential: Learning of specific applications
Criterion 11
  • Appreciate the role of intentionality and principle-based caregiving (i.e., internal locus of control) as a method for symptom amelioration and resiliency
    1. Didactic presentation on understanding how increased compassion fatigue symptoms produce increased reactivity in care professionals
    2. Discussion of shifting from reactivity to intentionality as key skill for resiliency
    3. Experiential: Development of Personal Mission Statement
Criterion 12
  • Ability to understand and articulate the effects of compassion fatigue as being failed or thwarted professional maturation
    1. “Making sense of symptoms” and appreciating this process of maturation and resiliency as primary treatment for compassion fatigue
Criterion 13
  • Ability to understand and articulate the specific processes, trajectory and tasks associated with professional maturation and how developing these skills enhance resiliency
    1. Discussion of the difference in practices and perceptions of an “adolescent” care professional vs. a “mature” care professional
Criterion 14
  • Comprehend and articulate a model of professional resiliency that allows the care provider to be healthy and maximally functional independent of environmental “demands” (internal vs. external control)
    1. Discussion of this important concept of moving control from external (victim) to internal (resiliency) as primary mechanism for professional maturation
Criterion 15
  • Recognize five (5) key resiliency skills for the prevention of compassion fatigue and how to implement these skills towards the prevention of negative work-related effects
    1. Self-regulation
    2. Intentionality
    3. Perceptual Maturation
    4. Connection/Support
    5. Self-Care/Revitalization
Criterion 16
  • Demonstrate to ability to design a self-directed professional resiliency plan
    1. Experiential: Complete self-directed resiliency plan coordinated with the five resiliency skills
Author

ERIC GENTRY, PHD, LMHC

Eric Gentry, Ph.D., LMHC, is an internationally recognized leader in the field of disaster and clinical traumatology, having trained thousands of professionals and paraprofessionals worldwide in the treatment of traumatic stress. His doctorate is from Florida State University where he studied with Professor Charles Figley, one of the pioneers of traumatic stress. Dr. Gentry was one of the original faculty members of the Traumatology Institute and later became the co-director of the International Traumatology Institute at the University of Southern Florida. Dr. Gentry, along with Dr. Anna Baranowsky, is the co-author and co-owner of the Traumatology Institute Training Curriculum – 17 courses in field and clinical traumatology leading to seven separate certifications.

Dr. Gentry has been a clinical member of several CISM teams and has provided assistance in many different disaster and critical incidents including Oklahoma City, New York City, and hurricanes in Florida. He was the developer of the Community Crisis Support Team, which began in Tampa, Florida, and has become a model for communities to integrate mental health services into their disaster response network.

Dr. Gentry is the co-author of the critically acclaimed Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization and Recovery (Third Edition) (Hogrefe and Huber, 2011). His newest books include Forward Facing Trauma Therapy (2016) and is the co-author of Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss (PPM, 2017). Additionally, Dr. Gentry has published many research articles, book chapters, and periodicals in this maturing area of study. He has a private clinical and consulting practice and is adjunct faculty at many universities. Dr. Gentry draws equally from his scientific study and from his rich history of 30+ years of clinical experience with trauma survivors to balance this training with current, empirically grounded information and experienced-based compassionate intervention skills. You will be challenged, inspired, and uplifted by Dr. Gentry and this unique training.

Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: J. Eric Gentry receives compensation as Owner of Compassion Unlimited. He receives royalties as an author for Hogrefo & Huber Publishing. Dr. Gentry receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: J. Eric Gentry has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

MARTHA TEATER, MA, LMFT, LCAS, LPC

Martha Teater, MA, LMFT, LCAS, LPC, is a Diplomate with the Academy for Cognitive Therapy and is a practicing cognitive-behavioral therapist. She has maintained a private practice for over 25 years. She has worked in primary care settings, free clinics, and medication-assisted treatment programs. Martha is well known for her work as a disaster mental health manager with the American Red Cross, and has been on many national disaster deployments where she provides support to traumatized people.

She has provided trainings in the United States and internationally on topics such as evidence-based treatments for trauma, DSM-5®, compassion fatigue, and behavioral treatment of chronic pain.

A prolific writer, Martha has published over 175 articles in newspapers and magazines, including Psychotherapy Networker and Family Therapy Magazine.

Martha is the co-author (with John Ludgate) of Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: A Practical Resilience Workbook.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Martha Teater maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Martha Teater is a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

JOHN LUDGATE, PHD

John Ludgate, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who has worked as a psychotherapist for almost 30 years. He is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. His practice, which involves work in both a private practice and in an outpatient psychiatric center, consists largely of treating clients referred with mood problems and/or anxiety conditions. He is currently working at the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Center of Western North Carolina in Asheville, North Carolina.

John is a native of southern Ireland and obtained a Master Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, and a Ph.D. from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland in 1990. He trained at the Center for Cognitive Therapy in Philadelphia under Dr. Aaron Beck, the founder of Cognitive Therapy, obtaining a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. He subsequently became assistant director of training at Dr. Beck’s Center.

In the early 1990’s, Dr. Ludgate was a research clinical psychologist at the University of Oxford in England and served as cognitive therapist in several outcome studies of panic disorder, agoraphobia, social phobia and hypochondriasis. In 2009 he authored Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Relapse Prevention for Depression and Anxiety published by Professional Resources Press and was co-editor with Wright, Thase and Beck of Cognitive Therapy with Inpatients: Developing a Cognitive Milieu published by Guilford Press in 1993. His newest book is Overcoming Compassion Fatigue co-authored with Martha Teater, and was published by PESI Publishing & Media in 2014. He has written numerous journal articles and book chapters in the field of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety and Depression. He has presented many seminars and workshops on cognitive behavioral approaches, both nationally and internationally.

Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: John Ludgate has an employment relationship with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Center of WNC. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: John Ludgate has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Reviews
[+] [-] 082840 - Overcoming Compassion Fatigue

"Martha and John have put together a practical, practitioner-friendly workbook that addresses compassion fatigue with understanding and caring. They offer evidence based clinical tools reflecting behavioral, cognitive as well as mindfulness exercises in addition to assessment strategies that can be used to facilitate resilience. I highly recommend this resource to ensure professional competency."

-- Robert J. Berchick, PhD, ABPP, Board Certified in Cognitive Behavioral Psychology, Perelman School of Medicine,
Academy of Cognitive Therapy Certified CBT Consultant

"This is an excellent book that addresses an important and timely topic for anyone working in the helping profession. It is well written and engaging and provides assessment measures and helpful exercises that are invaluable to the reader. I highly recommend to anyone who is a care provider."

-- Frank M. Dattilio, Ph.D., ABPP , Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


"Overcoming Compassion Fatigue offers invaluable resources that will benefit all practitioners - rookies and veterans alike. This well-researched workbook is filled with practical self-assessment tools and concrete strategies for detection, intervention and prevention. Integrating CBT techniques provides a unique and very hands-on approach to managing compassion fatigue and related of caregiver."

-- Fraçoise Mathieu , author of The Compassion Fatigue Workbook: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue
and Vicarious Traumatization