Compassion Fatigue in Homeless Health Care

$4.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning

CEU Course Description

This CE course provides health care workers with information on compassion fatigue, focusing on the following topics: understanding stress; extinguishing job burnout; respect, support, and recognition from management; vicarious trauma warning signs; views of the work environment; creative strategies to improve the work environment; philosophies of caring; how to care for yourself first; and the essential skill of mindfulness.

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the outcomes that have been shown to be strongly associated with job burnout.

2.  Investigate one of the main, preventable reasons that employees leave their jobs.

3.  Examine the clues that a health care worker is under too much stress.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

To see approvals for a different license type in your state, visit our state by state provider approval listings here.


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Added On: 2015-04-17

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