In this course you have explored your motivation to care, learned about compassion fatigue (also known as secondary trauma), the symptoms, prevalence and risks of compassion fatigue among care professionals and you have explored experiences of compassion fatigue. You have learned about self screening using the Professional Quality of Life (ProQOL) self-test by Stamm, and you have reflected on the compassion fatigue in your own context of caring for others.
Increasing awareness, is the foundation for growth and transforming experiences.
Capture your reflections of an introduction to compassion fatigue.
Go to page 10, Activity 12 in your workbook.