Compassion Fatigue


Thursday May 28, 2020 04:00 PM - Thursday May 28, 2020 05:30 PM EDT

Compassion fatigue is the experience of increased stress due to exposure to traumatized individuals. This 75-minute webinar will include information on identifying compassion fatigue and coping with this condition. Through his own experiences combined with an expertise in trauma and stress, Andy Huls, PhD will share how to recognize symptoms and will give you tools to help combat compassion fatigue. Further, this presentation will outline the benefits and importance of self-care as well as highlight how taking care of yourself is one of the most effective ways to take care of others. It is time to give yourself permission to care for yourself!

Andy Huls is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and holds both a Master’s Degree and Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Huls graduated from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in 2009 and began teaching and practicing psychology shortly thereafter. Dr. Huls treated a variety of individuals but primarily treated clients who suffered from anxiety and trauma. After seven years in the mental health world, Dr. Huls personally succumbed to the effects of compassion fatigue and decided to pursue other opportunities. Since leaving the mental health field, Dr. Huls has joined ResCare Workforce Services and works as the One-Stop Operator in Lincoln, Nebraska. Dr. Huls however, continues to draw upon his mental health background and strives to help various “barriered” populations find success in the workplace.

Speakers
~Michelle Day  - National Workforce Solutions Director, ResCare Workforce Services
~Andy Huls - One Stop Operator, ResCare Workforce Services
~Natalie Williams, Organizational Effectiveness Consultant, APHSA