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Compassion Fatigue: Purpose, Passion and Power
Gentry, Eric, PhD, LMHC
PESI, Inc. / Seminar on DVD / 2015-10-01 / X49245
Compassion Fatigue
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Multi-disc video recording (1 h r 59 min) with electronic manual and instructions


If you are suffering from your work, you are doing it wrong. Most compassion fatigue and burnout trainings identify the problem as the workplace environment. “The demands are just too high!” “They want too much from me!” “There is too much to do and not enough time to do it.”

When we frame the problem and solution as external-that something outside of us needs to change before we can feel better or be happy-then we are victims of these environments. Most of us don’t even know that we are doing it because nobody has ever shown us a different way. We just go along with everyone else and blame the problems we are experiencing on our bosses/co-workers/workload/hours or fill-in-the-blank.

This workshop will show you how to put your focus and energy where you have control and power-yourself! You will learn how to change your physical, emotional, perceptual and behavioral reactions at work into intentional efficient responses conducted inside a comfortable body. Sounds like magic? Well it’s not. The resiliency skills you will learn to in this training are grounded in good science and are evidence-based with data from thousands of professionals who have transformed their professional lives. Like them, you will be amazed how these principles are so simple!

In this two-hour workshop you will learn:
How to work the rest of your career without suffering the effects of stress.
Resiliency skills that you can implement immediately for yourself …and with your clients
Discover a disciplined skills-building process that will transform your care practice away from being a victim of “stressful environments” into one in which you thrive as a mission-driven instrument of healing.


Explain causes and symptoms of compassion fatigue including physical, emotional, psychological, and professional effects.
Describe the core components for the effective treatment of compassion fatigue-how to immediately lessen these symptoms.
Practice evidence-based skills for enhanced professional resilience-how to prevent these symptoms.


The REAL cause of Compassion Fatigue
Treatment of Compassion Fatigue - How to lessen work-related stress symptoms
Professional Maturation: Resilience & Optimization - How to prevent work-related stress symptoms
Perceptual Maturation
Connection & Support
Self-care & Revitalization

About the Speaker:

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 South 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. He is also a founding board member and vice-president of the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP) .

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 has published many research articles, book chapters, and periodicals in this maturing area of study. He is the co-author of the critically acclaimed Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization and Recovery (Second Edition) published by Hogrefe and Huber in 2011. He has a private clinical and consulting practice in Sarasota, FL 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.

*Continuing Education Information:

For U.S. and Canadian customers, a CE test is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact PESI, Inc. Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

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