Faculty of Health Sciences
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Date: Tue. 26 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Categories: PFD*
(no previous experience is required to attend this course)

Sept. 26 - Nov. 21, 2017  (9 weekly sessions Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.)

Retreat:   Sat., Oct. 28, 2017
 (9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
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Increasingly, health-care institutions are coming under pressure to do more with less, to provide quality care with less resources and to improve the experience of patients and their families. As a result, many health-care workers find themselves grappling with increased levels of stress, burnout, compassion/empathy fatigue and conflict within their teams and colleagues.

Overall Goals:

• promote resilience, health and well-being within the self and the health care environment
• engage self-compassion and self-kindness verses the inner critic
• develop self and other observational tools thus improving one's relationship with self and others
• learn to manage suffering and difficult emotions
• learn to develop compassion and set boundaries without burnout, apathy, numbness and exhaustion
• learn self-care strategies to prevent burnout
• develop the capacity for an open heart
• develop mindfulness verses over-identification


Testimonial - read what past participants have said regarding this course.



For more information about mindful self-compassion:
http://www.mindfulselfcompassion.org

Kristin Neff video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11UOhODPu7k

Journal of Clinical Psychology: 
http://self-compassion.org/wp-content/uploads/publications/germer.neff.pdf