Certification Training 

Compassion Fatigue Reset Specialist

September 21 - 23, 2022

3-Day Online Training 9AM - 3:30PM 

15 CEUs

As a certified, trauma informed compassion fatigue specialist you will have the skills to take appropriate supportive action to mitigate the impact of trauma on yourself, your colleagues, and other caregivers and providers.


With a focus on best practices in shifting individual resiliency and influencing organizational culture. Trainees will benefit from the possibilities of increased work satisfaction, enhanced self-efficacy, personal wellness, and excellent client care. Those in management and leadership are encouraged to attend.


This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers.









3-Day Training Overview

Daily 9AM - 3:30PM 


Day 1

WHAT IS COMPASSION FATIGUE AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

  • Assessing Participant’s Level of Compassion Fatigue and Wellness
  • The Science Behind Compassion Fatigue
  • Impact of Compassion Fatigue on Work and Community

Day 2

WHAT TO DO ABOUT COMPASSION FATIGUE

  • Applying a cultural humility lens in practice
  • Individual and System Barriers to Treating Compassion Fatigue
  • Mitigating impact by balancing regulation and dysregulation
  • Interventions to heal and mitigate compassion fatigue

Day 3

 INTEGRATION AND PRACTICE + PREVENTION AND HELPING OTHERS

  • Trauma and Cultural Humility Lens
  • How to Intervene with Colleagues
  • How to Preserve Self and do Good Work
  • Personal Prevention Plan for Sustainability

For Agencies


Our goal for this program is to support organizations in developing a trauma informed culture that supports the sustainability, retention and resilience of staff, enabling them to provide quality services. 


For questions or other inquiries, please email Sarah Newton at [email protected] 

Learning Objectives


Define and identify examples for compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma and secondary trauma 

Recognize when self or others struggle with compassion fatigue

Practice proactive strategies to support resilience and sustainability

Articulate why prevention of compassion fatigue is a critical part of our work and life

Use a lens of Cultural Humility

Recognize and take appropriate action on behalf of colleagues and self by responding to challenging situations with a range of techniques and strategies to mitigate the effects

What People Are Saying

"It was an amazing three days. Beverly is an incredible trainer and the information is so key to our work!"

"Excellent experience and learning opportunity."

"The strength of this training for me really lies in the whole person approach and mirrored exactly how much of an internal process the compassion fatigue work is. In retrospect, it was much more than I expected. I'm so grateful. Life changing."

“My work has already improved! My relationships with my coworkers and friends and family have already benefited. I am more present for my clients and yet stronger at the same time, versus "drained." I love what I do but now I see I don't HAVE to suffer to do it!”

“Likely the most meaningful workshop I have attended. Everyone in the field can benefit from this amazing training.” 



Meet Your Trainers

Beverly Kyer

Beverly Kyer, MSW, CSW, ACSW is a Speaker, Educator, Consultant, Certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist and Author who has devoted 16 years to training Human Service Providers and Family Caregivers; helping them employ self-care recovery and neuro-physiological regulation strategies. By understanding the risk factors and prioritizing techniques, they can re-bound and remain effective and available to help those impacted by traumatic life experiences and At-Risk populations. Beverly’s training and coaching provides engaging, applicable and practical tools for sustainability and wellness.

Ellen Morrison

Ellen Morrison, LCSW is a skilled facilitator with extensive experience working across diverse groups in educational, clinical, organizational and social service settings.  Her trauma informed and relational approach contributes to prioritizing the integration of restorative practices including popular education pedagogy to develop curriculum and facilitate experiential learning. She is also a Certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist. 


She has a consultancy and practice focused on antiracism.  Learn more about Ellen at http://www.ellenmorrison.com/   

Thu Banh Perry

Thu Banh Perry, founder & principal of Ascension Community Development LLC, is a trauma-informed community development & organizational development specialist with 20+ years of experience in community engagement & participatory planning, meeting/ training design & facilitation, nonprofit management, affordable housing, & communications. 


She is also a certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist and Restorative Justice Circle Keeper. 


What's Included
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3-Day Online Training

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Participant Handbook

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A copy of Surviving Compassion Fatigue by Beverly Kyer

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Compassion Fatigue Specialist Certificate (15 CEUs )


Compassion Fatigue Specialist Training - $899
This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886497298-7497) for 15 continuing education contact hours.