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Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care Workshop: When the Well is Dry

May 10, 2019 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT


To celebrate Mental Health week (May 6-12), CMHA Toronto will be presenting a workshop on “When the Well is Dry: Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care: “

In this lively and interactive workshop we will:

-define compassion fatigue and discuss how it looks and feels

-explore risk factors for compassion fatigue

-utilize an individual self-assessment tool to reflect on our own compassion satisfaction, stress and fatigue

-explore some of the challenges to self-care

-share and discuss a variety of self-care strategies

-consider supplementary resources locally and online

This workshop is appropriate for anyone engaged in paid and/or unpaid care work and interested in the areas of compassion fatigue and self-care. Learning opportunities includes: videos, practice exercises (breathing, grounding),small group discussion, large group discussion, individual reflection, facilitator sharing and humour.


This event will be facilitated by Rebecca Higgins, an independent mental health educator whose work involves facilitating a suite of workshops for CMHA Toronto as well as her own customized workshops. To learn more about Rebecca and the work she does, you may visit her website

Workshop Cancellation Policy:

CMHA Toronto reserves the right to cancel or postpone workshops due to under-enrollment, instructor illness or inclement weather. If a workshop is cancelled, a full refund will be issued.


May 10, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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CMHA Toronto


The Career Foundation
700 Lawrence Avenue West Suite 440
Toronto, Ontario M6A 3B4 Canada
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