Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast Michigan



Compassion Fatigue

  • 03 Feb 2011
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Heritage of Southfield





Thursday, February 3, 2011

8:30 – 10:30 A.M.



Heritage fo Southfield

25800 W. Eleven Mile Rd

Southfield, MI  48034


Presenter:  Leslie Steffes, LMSW

St. Johns Hospice Bereavement Coordinator


Compassion Fatigue 

Caring too much can hurt. When caregivers focus on others without practicing self-care, destructive behaviors can surface. Apathy, isolation, bottled up emotions and substance abuse head a long list of symptoms associated with the secondary traumatic stress disorder now labeled: Compassion Fatigue. Learn what the symptoms of Compassion Fatigue are and self-care activities.

2.0 CEU's


RSVP is a must! 248-203-2273 

Registration limited to the first 60 who call in.  

Target audience: social workers, all levels, with geriatric clients. Free to GSWSM members, $10 entry fee for guests and non-members. 2 CEU is available for this presentation through the MI Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative
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