The Healing Power of Compassion
Training for Caregivers
In our professional caregiving roles, we are expected to constantly extend care to others, be fully present to them, see them in their deep worth, dignity, and potential, and help them find their hidden strengths. Yet we are never trained to do this for ourselves or cope with the suffering and difficulties we encounter. The cost is the depletion of our own energy and health, leading to burnout and empathy fatigue.
Sustainable Compassion Training (SCT) is a proven approach that helps us find a sense of inner safety and deep replenishment from which to be more sustainably and compassionately present for ourselves and for others. It invites us into authentic relationship with our own feelings and allows us to access an unconditional power of care from within.
In this life-enhancing professional retreat, you will learn:
- The theory and practice of cultivating sustainable care and compassion through three modes of care
- How to transform the suffering you encounter in your empathy for others into an increasing power of care and compassion
- How to make your compassion inclusive and renewable so that you are not repeatedly overwhelmed by the challenges you face
- How to stay in touch with the essential humanity of everyone involved in the personal and social structures that caregiving takes place within.
You will return home replenished and empowered, with strong, active skills to support you in an ongoing way, so that you can thrive personally and professionally.
Learn techniques to alleviate burnout and empathy fatigue as a professional caregiver.
Dive deep into a retreat experience to acquire and benefit from nourishing and rejuvenating self-care practices.
Tap into the deep, renewable source of compassion within to sustain your own energy when offering support and help to others.
Access your inner wellspring of renewable energy to stay healthy and vibrant as you offer compassionate care at work.
Share with a community of professionals the challenges and creative solutions for sustainable caregiving.
Things to Know
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Special Interest to
Those in the helping, healing, and care-giving professions
Accommodations, meals, and campus activities rates, per person, for all program nights:
Standard single: from $875
Standard double: from $800
Traditional: from $950
Suite: from $1,650
Fuel knowledge, deliciously.
Exceptional meals are made from scratch to sate your taste buds, while energizing you and your learning.
Find balance and bliss.
Massage and other healing arts harmonize the mind, body and spirit, while integrating your experience.
Explore campus grounds.
Brand new construction celebrates the outdoors with state-of-the-art facilities that honor nature’s beauty.
Start where you are.
Choose your path to a better life, on purpose, with practice, in an immersive setting for limitless learning.
Discover natural inspiration.
A thoughtfully designed campus set in nature’s sanctuary fosters connection with peers and deep personal growth.