Compassion Fatigue Specialist – Therapist (207)



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Compassion Fatigue Specialist -Therapist (TI-207)

Is offered as an On-line course in the Clinical Traumatologist stream:

TI-207: Compassion Fatigue  -Therapist

Canadian $ 169.00 plus applicable taxes. Students will have 160 days access to this course.

  • Full refund within 10 days if you are not satisfied – we are dedicated to your success in our programs and want you to be happy with your experience.

Course Objectives:

The Compassion Fatigue Specialist Training (CFST) is an intensive Compassion Fatigue resiliency program developed with the caring professional in mind. This course is designed to provide professionals with in-depth understanding of Compassion Fatigue & recovery interventions using the Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP, Gentry, Baranowsky & Dunning, 1997). This workshop provides tools necessary for the participant to implement the 5-session ARP protocol for assisting the caring professionals and paraprofessionals. The program is both didactic and experiential.

This workshop provides all the tools necessary for the participant to implement the five-session ARP protocol for assisting professionals who have become compassion fatigued as a result of their caring work. The program is both didactic and experiential.

Who would Benefit from Participation?

This program is for skilled mental health professionals who wish to assist caring professionals deal with the impact of Compassion Fatigue. Interested participants may include therapists/counsellors, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, clergy, employee assistance professionals, clinical supervisors and other helping professionals.

Participant Learning Goals:

  • Train experientially in each of the techniques utilized in the ARP
  • Learn evaluation and treatment protocols to assist compassion fatigued care-providers
  • Develop prevention and resiliency skills for self and others
  • Understand the meaning of Compassion Fatigue in the lives of care-providers
  • Recognize compassion fatigue triggers and early warning signs
  • Identify and utilize resources & plan for resiliency and prevention
  • Master arousal reduction methods & grounding and containment skills
  • Resolve internal/external conflicts & commit to wellness and self-care
  • Discover resolution exercises to assist in the release of emotional wounds that limit abilities

Course Evaluation:

Students are required to complete all training materials on-line, complete quizzes, read through the manuals and other recommended materials. Certificates of Completion for the course will be provided once all requirements are met.

Required Course Readings:

  • Compassion Fatigue Specialist Training Manual (Training Manual for Course TI-207
  • Compassion Fatigue Therapist Manual (Therapist Manual for Course TI-207)
  • Compassion Fatigue Client Manual (Client Manual for Course TI-207)

Pre-workshop Preparation:

All participants are required to download and complete the assignments posted on the website Bulletin Board (left side bar) in preparation for this training program.

Course pre-requisites: Participants are required to have the following qualifications to enrol in these programs:

A minimum of a Master’s Degree or higher qualifications within a counselling type program or enrolment in a Master’s level program with a counselling mandate


A minimum of 4 years of counselling work with ongoing supervision.

Disclaimer: In the Clinical Traumatologist stream, courses have been limited to those students with appropriate qualifications.

If we learn that a student does not meet our minimum qualifications, he/she will be removed from the program, will not receive a Certificate of Completion and course fees will not be refunded.

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  • A downloadable manual for each program
  • In depth narrated course presentations
  • A certificate of completion
  • Special features based on your selected package above
  • Continuing Education Credits (for details see
  • Recognition for your training through the National Center for Crisis Management, American Association of Experts in Traumatic Stress, Green Cross, International Association of Trauma Professionals (separate application required)
  • Ongoing support for your questions and training
  • Full refund within 10 days if you are not satisfied – we are dedicated to your success in our programs and want you to be happy with your experience.

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