August Chapter Meeting - Getting Sick of Their Sick: How to Cope With Compassion Fatigue

  • Friday, August 18, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Virtual


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NIEAPA's August Chapter Meeting & Professional Education

Friday, August 18, 2022 • 9:00am - 12:00pm

9:00 - 9:40 | Meeting
9:50 - 12:00  | Webinar

Getting Sick of Their Sick: How to Cope With Compassion Fatigue (2.0 CEUs)

This session will explore the causes and signs of compassion fatigue in mental health professionals as well as provide tools to assess your level of compassion fatigue and engage in meaningful self-care to treat and prevent symptoms. Participants in this continuing education session will learn how to better:

  • Identify warning signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue in themselves or other helping professionals
  • Develop an understanding of risk factors of compassion fatigue
  • Identify meaningful self-care techniques to incorporate into their personal routine and at an organizational level to treat and prevent compassion fatigue


Maria Meintanis

Maria Meintanis is the Director of Outpatient Services at Timberline Knolls. She oversees and directs the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) in Orland Park, IL as well as the clinical staff in those programs. She was most recently the Clinical Director of Outpatient Services. She started working at Timberline Knolls in 2014 as a Behavioral Health Associate and has since worked as an Aftercare Specialist and Therapist prior to her work in outpatient services/PHP at Timberline Knolls. Maria received undergraduate degrees in biology and classical studies and a Master’s in higher education administration from Loyola University in Chicago. She then went on to earn a second Master’s degree in community counseling from National Louis University in the Chicagoland area.



As part of your membership benefit, all Chapter Meetings are free! Members are also allowed to share one free pass with a guest. You will be asked to provide a name and email for your guest when you register, so please have these ready!

Non-Members - $40
Other EAPA Members - $10 (discount code required)
Students - FREE (discount code required)

MEMBER NOTE:  To receive your complimentary member rate, NO PROMO CODE REQUIRED! Simply enter the email address associated with your NIEAPA membership. If you cannot remember your email address contact the NIEAPA office at

Discount codes are available for students and other EAPA members. To receive the discount code, please contact the NIEAPA office at
Northern Illinois Chapter Employee Assistance Professionals Association (NIEAPA)

Address: 400 E. Randolph #3115, Chicago. IL 60601
Phone: +1 (312) 756-7756

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