Professional Self-Care – When Helping Others Hurts


Time and Date: Tuesday 16th August, 1pm – 3pm NZST

Platform: Zoom (recorded for access after the live session)

Cost: $89 + GST with a discount available for groups of 5 or more



Who should attend this webinar?

Anyone who works in a professional care role or supports people through all forms of grief and loss e.g. Social Workers, Teachers, Counsellors, Doctors, EMT, Corrections, Mental Health, Hospice, Volunteers etc.



To be effective and stay healthy in our professional roles we need to take care of ourselves first.

This training looks at the importance of physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual nurturing and how it must be combined with self-reflection and self-awareness.


Key Learning Points

  • True empathy and compassion and their impact
  • Self-care needs and responsibilities of professionals
  • Causes of compassion fatigue, overload, and burnout
  • The difference between self-nurturing and self-awareness
  • The practice of self-reflection and self-awareness when working with people dealing with loss, grief, and trauma.
  • The indicators to look for and developing a personal early warning system.
  • A recovery plan for you/your team member to heal from burn out or compassion fatigue


Q Presenter: Liese Groot-Alberts

Liese works internationally as a public and keynote speaker, palliative care educator, presenter of loss, grief and bereavement training and clinical supervisor for healthcare professionals. Her passion is working with difference and finding strength and hope in connectedness.

Q Webinar Structure

All our webinars are 120mins (2hrs) in length and delivered through Zoom platform. They are presented live and recorded. Recordings can be accessed by registrants for a limited time after the initial session, this gives more flexibility for access and revision.

Q CPD/OPD Certification and Points/Credits

We provide a Certificate of Participation for all our training courses. The requirement for receiving a certificate to confirm professional development is as follows:

You must view a minimum of 80% of a live presented webinar.

If you were unable to attend the live session you will be required to register for access to the webinar recording.

If you watched the live session but had to leave early or fall under the 80% requirement, you will need to register for access to the webinar recording.