17th Annual Compassion Fatigue Conference: Prioritizing Mental Health Across Professions

Amid the unique challenges faced in various professions, it's essential to address compassion fatigue and prioritize mental well-being. Join us for our 17th Annual Compassion Fatigue Conference, taking place in a hybrid format on May 15, 2024. 

The theme of this year's conference is "Prioritizing Mental Health Across Professions" and we look forward to having you join us to explore the impacts of compassion fatigue on mental health across different career paths and discuss effective strategies for recognizing, managing, and preventing it.

Compassion fatigue is a pervasive challenge faced by professionals in various settings. It can be characterized by a deep emotional and physical exhaustion resulting from the continuous exposure to others' pain and suffering. Recognizing the signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue is crucial for individuals in these roles, as it can manifest as a loss of fulfillment, disheartenment, and disillusionment with one's work.

Through sharing their personal and professional experiences, our speakers aim to inspire attendees to reflect on their own unique challenges and engage in meaningful discussions with other participants, while benefitting from key takeaways. 

As professionals navigate the complexities of their demanding roles, it becomes essential to explore effective strategies for managing and preventing compassion fatigue. The prevalence of this condition across different helping professions underscores the need for tailored approaches to address its impact.

By understanding the unique dynamics of compassion fatigue in diverse professions, individuals can cultivate resilience and well-being, fostering a culture of support and self-care within their professional environments. Through proactive measures and coping strategies, individuals can mitigate the effects of compassion fatigue and nurture their mental well-being while continuing to provide vital support to those in need. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Social workers
  • First responders
  • Educators
  • Caregivers
  • Legal professionals
  • And any other professionals committed to supporting individuals in challenging environments

Why Attend?

Attendees will gain valuable insights to help support their mental health and foster resilience in demanding roles. This conference aims to foster a culture of well-being across professions, providing practical tools and strategies to promote a healthy work environment.

Agenda to Follow!

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Atrium on Bay, Sky Room
595 Bay Street
Toronto, ON, M5G 2C2