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The Cost of Caring: Supporting the Supporters

During the COVID-19 pandemic, educators, mental health clinicians, and health care providers have had the strenuous task of caring for their students, clients, or patients, while caring for their own families and themselves. This presentation explores the ways our work as helping professionals impacts us individually. Participants will be given tools to decrease the risk for compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, secondary traumatic stress, and burn-out.

  • Date & Time: September 22, 2021, 12:00pm-1:00pm CST
  • Speaker: Marisa Nowitz, MSW, LCSW-S
  • Audiences: educators, health care providers, mental health professionals, anyone who works with traumatized and/or grieving children
  • Hosted by: New York Life Foundation