Help for the Helping Professionals: Preventing and Overcoming Clinician Burnout

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Date Mar 5, 2015
Time 01:00 PM EDT
Cost $39.00
Don’t forget to help yourself while helping others! Get educated on the warning signs and preventative measures for burnout and compassion fatigue.

Full Description:
As mental and behavioral health professionals, we may feel challenged to stay positive, engaged, and joyful in our personal and professional lives. Sometimes clinicians start to experience symptoms of burnout due to life imbalance, client relational issues, or workplace stresses. 

This webinar draws attention to the warning signs of burnout, and what distinguishes it from compassion fatigue. Dr. Brancaleoni delves into the personal and professional factors that contribute to burnout and shares proven strategies for mitigating the effects of these factors. Her presentation also addresses therapeutic relationship and treatment challenges with clients based on the their specific clinical presentations.

Course Includes:
Live Q&A
Presentation Handout
Post session recording access
CE Credit

What You Will Learn:
Describe causes, symptoms, and stages of clinician burnout
Distinguish between workplace, client-based, and personal contributors to burnout and compassion fatigue
Identify personal self-care habits and effective approaches to clinical work to prevent burnout
Determine when and why to leave a job or career, refer a client, or stay and manage the stress
Recall burnout risks and helpful strategies  for working with common and challenging client presentations

Your Presenter:
DIOHN BRANCALEONI, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and life coach with over 20 years of professional experience. Her approach to psychotherapy, life coaching, and teaching is holistic and practical. She has worked in community mental health services, school psychology (special education), residential treatment (addictions/mental health), and equine facilitated psychotherapy. She offers dynamic lectures and workshops on topics related to positive psychology, mindfulness, and a mind-body-spirit approach to wellness. Dr. Brancaleoni is a member of the American Psychological Association, and currently maintains a private practice (Joyful Living Psychotherapy & Life Coaching) in St. Petersburg, Florida. Read more about her at

Only registered attendees will have access to CE. A Cross Country Education web account is required to attend. There is no charge for a CCE web account. It is recommended that you join the meeting 15 to 20 minutes early. Speaker phone sound quality is poor and it is recommended that they not be used to listen to the event.

Technical requirements:
To view this webinar you will need to download the WebEx Application. You will be prompted to download it when you first enter the site. To save time, you can setup prior to the meeting by following this link:

Who Should Attend:
Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Marriage and Family Therapists, Counselors, Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, Pastoral Counselors/Clergy, Case Managers, Educators


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