Compassion Fatigue: Tools to Thrive in Challenging Work*



It’s clear that helping professionals are at high risk for compassion fatigue and burnout. In this training, we’ll cover several aspects of compassion fatigue, burnout, and work-life balance. Participants will gain tools to improve their work-life and personal satisfaction. 


  • Describe symptoms of compassion fatigue.
  • Develop tools to improve the health of their workplaces.
  • Create a personal prevention plan.
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, LMFT, & Licensed Professional Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by
ASWB # 1706, NAADAC # 139138 & NBCC # 6703
State Board Approval
ADACBGA # 19-12-17-1212
FCB # 5387-A
OCDP Board Sponsor # 50-29024
CE Broker Tracking # 50-29024

Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 7
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self

    • Lecture1.1
      Compassion Fatigue: Tools to Thrive in Challenging Work*

    • Lecture2.1
      Compassion Fatigue: Tools to Thrive in Challenging Work*
  • QUIZ 1

    • Quiz3.1
      Compassion Fatigue: Tools to Thrive in Challenging Work* 15 questions
Martha Teater has been in practice for over 30 years. She has worked in settings such as a free clinic, outpatient substance abuse treatment, medication-assisted treatment, integrated primary care, home health, and with the elderly. She has provided trainings in all 50 states and internationally on topics such as behavioral treatment of pain, COVID-related stress, compassion fatigue, diagnosis, substance use, trauma, and integrated care. She has coauthored 2 workbooks, "Treating Chronic Pain: Pill-Free Approaches to Move People From Hurt to Hope" and "Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: A Practical Resilience Workbook". After living in western North Carolina for 30 years, she now makes her home in Denver, Co.