Arcadia University Continuing Education Graduate Counseling Psychology Workshop, Nov. 18
Ethical Self-Care: Prevention and Recovery from Compassion Fatigue
Glenside, PA—Oct. 21, 2011—Arcadia University’s Graduate Program in Counseling Psychology is holding a Continuing Education Program in Counseling Psychology workshop, Ethical Self-Care: Prevention and Recovery from Compassion Fatigue, with Gwen White, Psy.D., on Nov. 18, from 2 to 5 p.m. in Arcadia’s Landman Library University Room. Arcadia University is located at 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, Pa.
Gwen White, Psy.D., a Associate Professor at Eastern University and the Director of Arts in Marriage and Family program, will lead the workshop. She is a licensed psychologist and is founder of Circle Counseling in West Philadelphia, where she provides low-cost counseling to those who would otherwise be unable to afford it. She has served as a U.S. board member of the Mennonite Central Committee an international development and relief organization since 2009, and conducted training workshops in Compassion Fatigue with therapists in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia.
Participants of the workshop will identify their own levels of Compassion Fatigue (CF) which has been identified by researchers in those who help others and put themselves at risk for developing negative symptoms associated with CF. They will recognize symptoms of CF and Burnout; define impairment relevant to CF in professional mental health professions; and create practical, individualized strategies to prevent/recover from CF and Burnout.
For information on registration and fees visit www.arcadia.edu/aucepp or contact Carol Lyman at 215-572-4693 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All paid attendees can receive 3 CE credits.
The Graduate program in Counseling Psychology at Arcadia University prepares highly qualified mental health clinicians for positions in schools, community mental health centers, hospitals, and other health agencies, business and industry settings. Throughout the program students are given ample opportunity to integrate coursework with firsthand experience by learning and practicing skills needed to be highly effective, culturally competent and ethical providers of mental health care to diverse populations. Graduates also use their ever-growing base of knowledge and skills to provide evidence-based therapy to achieve positive clinical outcomes.
Arcadia University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologist.
About Arcadia University: Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in metropolitan Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad and international education. Arcadia University promises a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and prosper in a diverse and dynamic world. The 2010 Open Doors report ranks Arcadia University No. 1 in the percentage of undergraduate students studying abroad. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University among the top regional universities in the North, and as one of the top study abroad programs in the nation. The Physical Therapy program is ranked seventh in the nation.