Caring SafelyĀ®

Organizational Solutions


Custom training for your organization

Online Learning: License online training for your staff.

Provide your staff with access to pre-recorded online training and resources that are self-paced and accessible 24 hours per day.  Includes optional quiz for a certificate of completion. 

Live Training: Host a live, workplace training event.

Host a customized, live, training for your staff.  These experiential workshops and retreat events are customized to meet the need of your specific organization so you staff leave with new skills they can begin using immediately.

Blended Learning: A mix of live and online training.

Provide your staff with comprehensive training by hosting a customized live training followed by access to additional online training resources.

Charlene works internationally with organizations to provide custom trainings for individualized needs and availability.  These trainings are provided in various formats, including; face-to-face, live webinars, pre-recorded online training (self-study) or a combination of all three.  She also teaches an annual online training program for individuals around the world who want to learn trauma-informed compassion fatigue resilience through the Caring Safely® Personal Program or the Caring Safely® Professional Program (train-the-trainer).

These trainings are ideal for staff who regularly witness trauma, grief or suffering and want to learn how to manage the impacts while still providing compassionate care.  Participants learn how to protect themselves while helping people who have experienced trauma, how to recover from vicarious trauma and how to assess their need for additional support.

Since 2008, Charlene has provided consultation or training with Health CanadaThe Department of National DefenceThe Canadian Association of Social WorkersThe Alberta College of Social Workers, Alberta Health Services, Canadian Mental Health Association, Child and Family Services, Hospitals, Universities and Not-For-Profits.

Customized Trainings

  • Trauma Informed Compassion Fatigue Resiliency
  • Preventing Vicarious Trauma in the Workplace
  • Providing Trauma Informed Care
  • Other trainings available
  • Contact [email protected] to set up a phone consultation to discuss your needs.

Flexible options for your needs and budget

  • 60-90 Minute Live Custom Webinar
  • Onsite Workshop (one or multi-day training)
  • Online Caring Safely® Self-Study (staff licenses)
  • Blended learning (any combination of above)

Upcoming Events

2020 Caring Safely: Trauma-Informed Compassion Fatigue Resilience. Youth First Inc. Evansville, Indiana

2020 Self-Care for non-traditional parents. Community Presentation. Evansville, Indiana.

2019 Trauma Informed Compassion Fatigue Resilience. Alberta Health Services. Calgary.

2019 Caring Safely: Trauma-Informed Compassion Fatigue Resilience. Alberta Public Labs. Pincher Creek 

2019 Trauma Informed Compassion Fatigue Resilience.Grey Bruce Health Services. Owen Sound.

2019 Caring Safely: Compassion Fatigue Resilience. Sally Price Social Work Conference. Kansas City.

Previous Events

2019 Trauma-Informed Compassion Fatigue Resilience. Association of Ontario Midwives. 

2019 Recognizing and Recovering From Secondary Victimization. Association of Ontario Midwives.

2019 Trauma-Informed Compassion Fatigue Resilience. Global Social Welfare Digital Summit. Social Work Helper. 

2018 Preventing Vicarious Trauma in Nursing. British Columbia Nurses Union Annual Conference.

2018 Trauma-Informed Social Work Practice. Canadian Association of Social Workers. 

2018 Preventing Vicarious Traumatization. Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network.

2017 Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma. Canadian Mental Health Association National Conference.

2017 Recognize and Reduce Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma and Burnout. National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Conference

2016 Stress Management Strategies for Patients. Alberta Health Services 

2016 Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma and Burnout. Alberta College of Social Worker Annual Conference.

2016 Caring Safely: Trauma-Informed Compassion Fatigue Resilience. Peguis Child and Family Services.

2014 Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma and Burnout Prevention. National Parole Board of Canada.

2012 Recognize and Reduce Compassion Fatigue.  Ottawa Chapter: Dress For Success, Board of Directors. 

2011 Recognize and Reduce Compassion Fatigue. Community Presentation. St. Leonards Community Services.

2008, 2009, 2010 Recognize and Reduce Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma and Burnout.  Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health.

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