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On-Demand Learning

The Cost of Caring: 

Compassion Fatigue & Vicarious Trauma

Presented by: Julie L. Williams, MSEd, LMHC

2 CE Hours: FL Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling

Provider Number: 50-20291

Course Description

This workshop assists clinicians to recognize the common signs and symptoms of Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue, and learn ways to cope.


Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to: 

  • Define “compassion fatigue” (CF) and “vicarious trauma” (VT);

  • Identify signs and symptoms of CF and VT;

  • Implement coping skills to treat CF and VT; and,

  • Access resources that target CF and VT.

About the Presenter

Julie L. Williams, MSEd, LMHC is a Qualified Supervisor for Registered Mental Health Counselor Interns in Florida. She has been licensed as a mental health counselor in Ohio, Wisconsin, and Florida. She has experience working in schools, community mental health, forensic settings, and private practice. Currently, she is the co-owner of Thrive Counseling & Consultation, LLC where she specializes in the treatment of anxiety and trauma-related disorders for adolescents and adults. Her research interests include the assessment and treatment for perpetrators of sex trafficking. 

Workshop Format

  • Once you register below, you will be redirected to the pre-test page.

  • After completing the pre-test, you will be redirected to the workshop landing page where you can download handouts and view the workshop video at your leisure.

  • This workshop video is approximately 2 hours long. You can pause the video if needed.

  • After watching the video, please complete the Post-Test and Workshop Evaluation in order to receive CE credit.



CE Reporting

CE credit is reported to CE broker within 48 hours of a completed Post-Test.

You will receive an email confirming the CE reporting and a personalized printable Certificate of Completion.

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