Webinar: Caregiving and Compassion Fatigue

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
online webinar
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Contact name:
Patrice Powers-Barker

OSU Extension Educator, Patrice Powers-Barker, is partnering with The Ohio Council on Family Relations (the state affiliate of the National Council on Family Relations) to co-present a webinar on the topic of Caregiving and Compassion Fatigue. This is open to all - those who care for family members/friends as well as professionals who work with/as caregives as part of their career. Information on the Ohio Council of Family Relations can be found here:  oh.ncfr.org/ or follow on Facebook www.facebook.com/OHCFR.

If you'd like to register for the Caregiving & Compassion Fatigue Webinar, Thursday, July 22nd, 11am-12:15pm (EST), you can do so here:  go.osu.edu/caregiverohcfr

Caregiving and Compassion Fatigue Webinar by the Ohio Council on Family Relations. Presented by Audrey R. Kraynak, Ph.D., CFLE, NCSP, Patrice Powers-Barker, M.A., CFLE

Target Audience:

  • Informal caregiver (care for family/friend)
  • Paid caregiver
  • Student
  • Professional who supports caregivers and families
  • Others interested in learning about the topic


  • to define the prevalence of caregiving among age, gender and racial groups
  • to identify and share how values may influence caregiver behaviors
  • to define compassion fatigue
  • to identify characteristics of compassion fatigue to help professionals as well as formal & informal caregivers recognize & deal with it
  • to provide personal and community resources that may alleviate the stress of caregiving

When:  Thursday, July 22nd, 11am-12:15pm (EST)

WHERE: online

 Cost:  FREE but you must pre-register @ go.osu.edu/caregiverohcfr


1 contact hour CEU from NCFR (National Council on Family Relations)

Register in advance: go.osu.edu/caregiverohcfr

After registering, participants will receive a reminder email the week of July 19th containing the link to access the webinar