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Webinar To Discuss Compassion Fatigue in Juvenile Justice Practitioners

February 11, 2015

National Center for Youth in CustodyOn February 18, 2015, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET, OJJDP, in collaboration with the OJJDP National Center for Youth in Custody, will present “Take Care of Yourself: Identifying & Responding to Caregiver Compassion Fatigue.” Professionals working with youth involved in the juvenile justice system are particularly vulnerable to compassion fatigue—the physical, emotional, and psychological impact of exposure to traumatic stories or events and/or suffering from working in a helping capacity. This webinar will highlight the signs and symptoms associated with this condition and resiliency and recovery strategies for staff.

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