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Retreat 2018

 

 

 

Upcoming Faculty Development Sessions:

Mindful Self-Compassion course

Sept. 26 - Nov. 21, 2017 (9 weekly sessions - Tuesdays: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.)

plus Retreat:  Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Increasingly, health-care institutions are coming under pressure to do more with less, to provide quality care with less resources and to improve the experience of patients and their families. As a result, many health-care workers find themselves grappling with increased levels of stress, burnout, compassion/empathy fatigue and conflict within their teams and colleagues.

Overall Goals:

• promote resilience, health and well-being within the self and the health care environment
• engage self-compassion and self-kindness verses the inner critic
• develop self and other observational tools thus improving one's relationship with self and others
• learn to manage suffering and difficult emotions
• learn to develop compassion and set boundaries without burnout, apathy, numbness and  
  exhaustion
• learn self-care strategies to prevent burnout
• develop the capacity for an open heart
• develop mindfulness verses over-identification

TestimonialPDF - read what past participants have said regarding this course.

 

For additional information, please see flyer/registration form:

http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/facdev/documents/MSC2017final.pdf

Program contact:  Elda DiCroce, 905-525-9140, x. 22954   dicroce@mcmaster.ca

 

                                                                                                                            

 

 

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