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Surviving Compassion Fatigue: Help for Those Who Help Others

  • East Bay Community Foundation, Plaza A Room 353 Frank H Ogawa Plaza Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)

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Location: Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 3, Oakland, CA 94612

Trainer: Beverly Kyer

Course Description:

Oakland Unite direct service staff are witnesses at the front lines of violence in Oakland's communities-- which means that we are often coping with violence committed against our clients or their families and communities. This can trigger, traumatize, or burnout workers on the front lines. This training provides case managers, life coaches, employment providers, violence interrupters, street outreach workers, and other Oakland Unite front line staff with tools and techniques to manage stress, vicarious trauma, and compassion fatigue. This training will help staff understand the impact of this work on the mind and body, and help you recognize the warning signs of secondary and vicarious stress. The training will provide you with strategies for maintaining your professional and personal well-being through planned and intentional self-care.

Lunch will be provided at 12pm. The training will begin promptly at 12:30pm.

Questions? Contact Kristina Bedrossian, Bright Research Group, 510-238-9948 or

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