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Care for the Caregiver:

Using Self Care to Combat Compassion Fatigue

Wednesday, March 30, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Live Webinar

Cost: $10

1.5 Social Work CEUs available

This webinar is made possible through a generous grant from the Memorial Health Fund.


Description: Are you taking care of a child, parent or other family member with developmental or medical needs? Are you struggling with the stress of caring for them?  Is the day-to-day stress impacting your daily life?  Participants will learn how to identify stressors and learn strategies to decrease depression and anxiety of being a caregiver.


  • Define and explain the following terms: compassion fatigue, burnout and stress
  • Understand the difference between compassion fatigue and burnout and how the two terms are related
  • Understand how stress impacts the body, mind and soul
  • Practice tips for self-regulation techniques

Target Audience:

  • Family caregivers who provide care to family members with developmental and medical needs
  • Professional Caregivers who support families


March 30, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Webinar via Video Conferencing


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  • PennCares Support Services reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. 
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  • If PennCares cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund.

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  • Send a substitute: Substitutions are accepted as long as a written request is received. Substitutions may be made without penalty provided the original registrant contacts PennCares at trainings@penncares.org to request this change.
  • Transfer to another course: Transfers are accepted up to the day of the event as long as a written request is received. In the event the registrant cannot attend a scheduled course for which he or she is enrolled, registration can be transferred to another course. 
  • Refund of monies: Requests for refunds must be made in writing and received by the training refund deadline stated on the training registration form. (See below for cancellation policy).

Registration Cancellation by Participant

  • Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to request a refund for your registration is 5 business days before the event. 
  • Registration cancellations requested prior to the deadline will be eligible to receive a refund less a 5% administration fee. *
  • Cancellations received less than 5 business days before the event will not be eligible for a refund and will be billed for the total cost. 
  • Registered no-shows are not eligible for a refund and will be billed the total cost.
  • Cancellations will be accepted via e-mail to trainings@penncares.org and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.
  • All refund requests must be made by the attendee/payee.
  • Refund requests must include the name of the attendee, the training date, and payment method. 

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