Compassion Satisfaction:

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Patricia Smith is a certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist with 20 years of training experience. As founder of the Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project(c) (, the outreach division of Healthy Caregiving, LLC, she writes, speaks and facilities workshops nationwide in service of those who care for others. With a background in journalism, her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including 20 years of freelance work for the San Jose Mercury News. She is the recipient of the "Excellence in Writing Award," presented by the National League of American Pen Women. She was awarded the 2006 Telly Award for her script "Invaders of the National Parks," a documentary on invasive species created for the National Parks Service. Her book To Weep for a Stranger: Compassion Fatigue in Caregiving, available on or, was awarded the Pinnacle Book Award from the American Independent Booksellers Association. In 2012, she received a study grant from the
Helen R.Whiteley Center, which is affiliated with the University of Washington, Seattle.

Compassion Satisfaction:

50 Steps to Healthy Caregiving

Authored by Patricia Smith

Compassion Satisfaction: 50 Steps to Healthy Caregiving presents 50 strategies for creating caregiving partnerships leading to healthier caregiving practices. Each strategy is followed by five helpful suggestions to aid helpers and organizations in creating authentic, sustainable care. In order for caregivers everywhere to be change agents, we must take the first step and act on behalf of ourselves and those we serve. Successful caregiving outcomes bring satisfying results and motivates those in our care, promotes collaboration, and heralds a new level of satisfaction in the work we choose to do. And most important, raises our Compassion
Satisfaction levels!

Publication Date:
1478264845 / 9781478264842
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.25" x 8"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Self-Help / General

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