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  • New Curricula Build Resilience in Young Medical Professionals

    Maclean’s Magazine recently published an article stating that approximately 29% of young doctors experience symptoms of depression or receive a clinical diagnosis. Why? Part of the problem lies in the immense competition young doctors face to obtain jobs. The culture of …
  • Restoring Resilience: Mind Body Medicine to Release, Recover, and Revitalize

    Resilience is defined as the ability to recover or “bounce back” from a stressful or adverse experience. In this CARE4YOU session, Dr. Shailla Vaidya will help participants review the physiology of stress response and how these responses can contribute to …
  • WTF: Essential Grounding and Debriefing Tools for Front Line Workers

    Become more centered among the chaos In the course of their work, many helping professionals are regularly exposed to difficult and sometimes traumatic material: anyone working in the criminal justice system, victim services, front line workers, those who work with …
  • “Reducing Secondary Trauma in Clinicians: A new approach”

    Presented by Brian Miller, Ph.D. Facing compassion fatigue, burnout and vicarious trauma is challenging. As we raise awareness about self-care techniques, we must also expand our search for strategies that help treat anxiety and trauma into the broader neuroscientific and …
  • “Grounded-Strategies for Staying Centered Under Pressure”

    Working in trauma exposed environments can easily leave us feeling unbalanced.  In this workshop, Diana Tikasz will present a useful model to understand what happens to us internally as helpers throughout the course of our stressful days. The model helps …
  • “What is the Cost of Unmanaged Conflict?”

    By Meaghan Welfare, BA Do you experience conflict at work? Are you a leader? Did you know that leaders spend up to 25% of their time dealing with conflict that could be addressed and solved at the source? Unmanaged conflict …
  • “Creating Resilient Teams: Tools for Team Leaders, Managers & Supervisors”

    Don’t miss Franҫoise Mathieu’s workshop “Creating Resilient Teams: Tools for Team Leaders, Managers & Supervisors” at the 6th Annual CARE4YOU Conference! Trauma-exposed work creates a unique climate with increased risk for serious stress and burnout, resulting in sick time, low …
  • “Addressing Compassion Fatigue, An Ethical Mandate”

  • Welcome to TEND !

    By Françoise Mathieu   Some of you who have been regular readers of the Compassion Fatigue Solutions blog over the years have probably wondered about the lack of blog posts in the past several months. Folks who follow Dr. Patricia …
  • “Sock Drawer Stories: Portraits of Hope & Healing”

    This week on White Coat, Black Art with Dr. Brian Goldstein, Teresa Coulter shares her unique project “Sock Drawer Stories”, inspired by the traumatic stress effects on first responders. Teresa has over 14 years of experience on the front-lines and  “learned …