Webinar Recording: Self-Care, Preventing Burn Out and Compassion Fatigue

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Self-care, preventing burn out and compassion fatigue: This webinar will provide practical strategies for social workers and other individuals in the helping profession to reduce stress during the Covid-19 outbreak. Psycho-education, mindfulness, and solution focused techniques will be provided. Additionally, the webinar will discuss strategies that can be used at home or in the workplace during the pandemic.

Presenter: Dr. Tara Powell, professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Social Work

  • Dr. Powell’s research and practice experience is in post-disaster behavioral-health working as both a school social worker and researcher in disaster affected communities throughout the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Powell has also led multiple research projects focused on post-trauma recovery and evidence-based interventions, obtained organizational funding for her research, and has co-authored numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and book chapters.