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Developing compassion fatigue resiliency Short Course

Developing compassion fatigue resiliency Short Course
  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Ancillary Award:

CPD

Level:

Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:

Campus

Course Length:

1/2 day

School:

School of Community Health and Midwifery

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Start Date:

Thursday 3rd November 2016 (1:30pm-4:30pm)

Entry Requirements:
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.

Course Content

Course Outline:
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

Academic Expertise

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

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

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Fees & Funding

For further information contact UCLan
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

£45 (catering and car parking are not provided)

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

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:
email healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk or call 01772 893808

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk