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Self Care Webinar on 11/16/16 Hosted by Futures Without Violence

Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care for Individuals and Organizations

Brought to you by Futures Without Violence’s Supporting Organizational Sustainability Institute (SOS Institute) in partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women.

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016  

Time: 9:30 a.m. PT, 10:30 a.m. MT, 11:30 p.m. CT, 12:30 p.m. ET (1 Hr. 30 Min.)

***Closed caption will be provided.  

Registration Link:

Webinar Description:

Working with those who have been exposed to violence and trauma, caring for others, managing programs, and leading organizations can impact our health, work, and others that we work with.This webinar will offer a brief overview of compassion fatigue or vicarious trauma and provide strategies to enhance health, healing, and stress reduction for individuals and organization wide.

As a result of this webinar, you will be better able to:

  • Recognize signs of compassion fatigue or vicarious trauma in yourself and in coworkers
  • Identify how individual, organizational and work-related factors contribute to an individual’s experience of compassion fatigue and ability to heal from it
  • Discuss the reasons organizations benefit from supporting an environment where employees practice self-care
  • Share ideas for how to support self-care at work and create an organizational climate that prioritizes individual health and wellness.


Jillene Joseph (Gros Ventre), Executive Director and Founder, Native Wellness Institute. Whether she is providing youth leadership training, assisting women heal from childhood trauma or helping to bring wellness to the workplace, Jillene shares her passion for being positive, productive and proactive.

Beckie Masaki, MSW, is the Senior Program Director of the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence. Beckie has extensive experience in providing multilingual, multicultural services to domestic violence and trafficking survivors and their children, innovative program development, prevention, community building, policy-making and institutional advocacy.

Father Jeff Putthoff, SJ is a Jesuit priest. Having spent the last 19 years in Camden, NJ where he founded the nonprofit Hopeworks, working with youth 14-23 who were not in school. He is deeply interested in brain health, and creating communities of healing. He enjoys speaking nationally on trauma informed care and organizational life.

Space is limited, Register today!

If you cannot participate, the webinar will be recorded and available on the Futures Without Violence website at:

If you have any questions, please e-mail Monica Arenas at

Best regards,

Mónica Arenas
Futures Without Violence 

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