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When Caring Hurts: A Compassion Fatigue Summit for Nonprofit Professional

November 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm


Join us for a one-day Compassion Fatigue Summit designed for nonprofit professional caregivers working with children and adults with disabilities, seniors or animal serving-organizations and those impacted by disasters.

In the morning, Amy Cunningham, Talent Management Consultant for CHRISTUS Health and certified Compassion Fatigue Educator will speak about “Helping the Helper – Overcoming Compassion Fatigue, Stress, and Burnout.” She will help participants learn how to recognize compassion fatigue, manage the symptoms and build resiliency, and establish a better work-life balance.

We’ll spend the afternoon participating in interactive sessions learning about physical, mental, emotional and occupational self-care practices. Participants will be asked to choose three of these four sessions during the registration process:

  • Using Mindfulness in Daily Life

    Presenter: Dr. Lindsay Bira, LLC, Clinical Health Psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, UT Health Science Center San Antonio

  • Centering Yourself Through Change – Writing About What Matters to You

    Presenter: Sheila Black, Executive Director, Gemini Ink

  • Building a Restorative Culture for Individuals and Organizations

    Presenter: Delise Crimmins, Founding Partner, Redline Leadership

  • Live Well to Be Well

    Presenter: Jan Tilley, MS and Registered Dietician, President and CEO, JTA Wellness


November 3, 2017
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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San Antonio Area Foundation


San Antonio Area Foundation
303 Pear Parkway, Suite 114
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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