Caversham is pleased to be listing many books for TEND's 2020 Care4You Conference©. Here you will find recommendations from some of the speakers as well as their own books, along with a selection of titles that we feel would interest you. Think of this as a virtual version of the conference book table you would see outside the lecture hall between events.
Françoise Mathieu is the founder of Compassion Fatigue Solutions, and a sought-after speaker and educator in Canada, the U.S. and around the world, and Co-Executive Director of TEND , a joint venture with Dr. Pat Fisher. With over 20 years of work in the field of mental health, she brings with her extensive experience as a crisis counselor, and nearly a decade of working with Health Canada’s CFMAP (Canadian Forces Member Assistance Program). Françoise divides her time between public speaking engagements and working with organizations looking to train their teams about burnout, compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, high stress workplaces, self care and helper wellness. She is the author of The Compassion Fatigue Workbook
Françoise's recommended books:
Donna Shanor is the Director of Clinical Social Work at University of Texas Dell Medical Center and UT Health Austin in Austin, Texas. She has experience working in interdisciplinary integrated primary care settings and is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Donna has over 15 years of experience working with cross cultural issues, domestic violence, substance abuse, mood disorders, and trauma within the framework of individual, couples, family, and group work. She is a longtime member of the National Association of Social Workers and has been appointed by the University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work as a University Field Affiliate.
Donna's recommended books:
John Borthwick is an experienced teacher and facilitator, specializing in the areas of traumatology, resilience, compassion fatigue, conflict mediation and coaching skills, and leadership development. He has worked with non-profit boards, universities, faith communities, and Emergency and Police Services.
John is passionate about coaching leaders, inspiring innovators, and working one on one with individuals seeking to change themselves or the systems that they serve.
John's recommended books:
Ginny Sprang, Ph.D., is a Professor in the College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky, and the Executive Director of the UK Center on Trauma and Children. Dr. Sprang is the Principal Investigator of multiple federal and state grants that examine child traumatic stress, treatment effectiveness, and best practices protocols for a wide range of trauma survivors. Dr. Sprang serves as a Steering Committee member for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, and is a chair emeritus of the Secondary Traumatic Stress Committee for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. She served as a Special Interest Group Chair for the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies for 13 years. Dr. Sprang currently serves as a consultant to the Department of Justice, Office of Victims of Crime. Dr. Sprang has published extensively in the area of child traumatic stress, commercial sexual exploitation of minors, victimization, and secondary traumatic stress.
She is the co-author of Trauma Responsive Child Welfare Systems (Her recommendation for attendees of Care4You) and The Many Faces of Bereavement: The Nature and Treatment of Natural Traumatic and Stigmatized Grief (1995)
Diana Tikasz has worked in the teaching and health care sector for the past 29 years. Her helping work began as an early childhood educator, nurturing children and their families to reach their fullest potential. This work developed into a desire to do trauma-focused work.
Diana's recommended books:
Below is the full list of all our titles in the conference list.