Friday, April 19, 2013

3rd Compassion Fatigue Conference ...

Hi everyone! Here's a reminder of the annual Compassion Fatigue Conference to be held in Kingston, Ontario on June 4 & 5.

The conference, sponsored by Francoise Mathieu and her team at Compassion Fatigue Solutions, focuses on Organizational Health and Hands-on Wellness Strategies and will be held at the Ambassador Conference Centre on the outskirts of Kingston.

The speakers, this year, are varied and interesting including:

1.  Kristin Neff, PhD - Self Compassion and Emotional Resilience

2.  Francoise Mathieu, MEd - The Times, They Are Changing: How to Navigate the Changing Workscape

3.  Leslie Ann Ross, PsyD - Organizational Strategies for Workplaces With High Trauma Exposure

4.  Andree Jette - For Better and for Laughter: How to Manage Your Energy Capital

There will also be a variety of talks on train the trainer, workplace CF initiatives, mindfulness, stress control, managing conflict, vision boards for creative wellness, and change leadership.

Conference fee:  $350 + HST + 4.75 event fee
Group rates are available

If you have any questions, email or call Francoise:  (613-547-3247)

(If you're planning to attend, please register NOW as the rooms are block-booked and will be released after May 3rd. You will only be able to book a room by contacting the Ambassador Resort directly. ie not through Expedia or These websites will say that there are no rooms but, in fact, they are just being saved for the conference - until May 3rd.)


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