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Healing from Compassion Fatigue


Compassion Fatigue results from stress some individuals experience while working with traumatized and suffering people. Learn more during the next SVHD Lunch & Learn.

Snoqualmie, WA, August 31, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Compassion Fatigue results from stress experience while working with traumatized and suffering people and is the topic for a September 1st Lunch & Learn hosted by the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District.

When caring begins to hurt, the first step towards healing is recognizing Compassion Fatigue symptoms. These include irritability, sleeplessness, emotional withdrawal, anxiety, and feelings of helplessness or inadequacy. Candidates for Compassion Fatigue include healthcare or emergency care workers, addiction specialists, family members caring for loved one or any one else who focuses on others without first taking care of themselves.

They hope you can join them on Thursday September 1st from 12:00 Noon to 1pm at the Snoqualmie Fire Department, 37600 SE Snoqualmie Parkway, Snoqualmie, WA. Lunch complements of the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Foundation.

Please RSVP Philip Koziol philipk@snoqualmiehospital.org or 425.831.2326 -- no later than Wednesday, August 31st.

The presenter is Lauren Glickman, certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist through HSUS. She has a Master’s in Applied Behavioral Science from the Leadership Institute of Seattle and Bastyr University and over 10 years of experience as a trainer and educator.

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Operating the local hospital, emergency department, primary care and other clinics, the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District provides quality care with a personal touch for the residents of the North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, Carnation and surrounding areas. For more information, please contact Fritz Ribary fritzr@snoqualmiehospital.org 425.831.2300 ext161.

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Foundation sponsors community forums, fundraises for Affordable Access vouchers, supports Hospital District staff and their patients, and awards scholarships for youth pursing healthcare careers. For more information, including about the September 9th, 2011 Golf for Health Tournament, contact Kim Arellano at foundation@snoqualmiehosptial.org or 425-260-3140.
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Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District
Fritz Ribary
425-831-2300 ext. 161
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www.snoqualmiehospital.org

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