Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
School of Community Health and Midwifery
No Partner College
Thursday 3rd November 2016 (1:30pm-4:30pm)
This workshop is aimed at practice nurses, health visitors, school nurses, midwives, youth workers, GPs, student support workers, occupational health therapists, general nurses, pharmacists, social workers, prison workers, pastoral care staff, hospice staff, counsellors, any frontline provider.
To attend this workshop you must also have completed Part 1: ‘The Cost of Caring: An Introduction to Compassion Fatigue’ workshop.
Compassion Fatigue is a relatively new concept in the UK and this course is based on the Canadian model.
This workshop is part 2 of a 2-part workshop aimed at any practitioner working in frontline services. The workshop will draw upon reflections as to how Compassion Fatigue may impact on us both personally and in the work place. It will also begin to help you identify and develop strategies for resiliency and self-care. These will include life/work balance, relaxation and stress reduction, and practical realistic changes that you can make to help yourself.
To attend this workshop you must have completed part 1 ‘The Cost of Caring: An Introduction to Compassion Fatigue’ workshop.
Who should attend?
Practice nurses, health visitors, school nurses, midwives, youth workers, GPs, student support workers, occupational health therapists, general nurses, pharmacists, social workers, prison workers, pastoral care staff, hospice staff, counsellors, any frontline provider.
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Attendance without examination
Jackie Williams is a Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy at UCLan. She is an accredited psychotherapist with significant clinical experience in a range of settings.
Learning outcome & aims
At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
- Develop an understanding of resiliency and how Compassion Fatigue impacts on you personally
- Identify how best for you to manage stress and make changes to compliment your work/life balance
Industry links & professional accreditation
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Work experience and international opportunities
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Fees & Funding
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
How to Apply
These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk
Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at www.uclan.ac.uk/healthcpdworkshops
If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
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