Compassion Fatigue: You Are Not Alone
Complex human emotions accompany the important research work that laboratory animal professionals perform. Compassion fatigue is a secondary traumatic stress disorder that can arise in those who work with laboratory animals. Understanding and support for workers with compassion fatigue is an important part of a successful laboratory animal program.
In this webinar, Anneke Keizer, a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional, will define compassion fatigue and discuss strategies to address it.
Anneke Keizer, BS, MBA, LATg, CCFP
Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional
Anneke Keizer is the co-owner and founder of CopePlus, a small company specializing in setting up Compassion Fatigue Support Programs for professionals working with laboratory animals. Prior to starting her own counseling bureau for professionals working with laboratory animals, Anneke was associate director of Laboratory Animal Resources at Princeton University, responsible for daily operations of the animal facility in the department of psychology. Earlier in her career, Anneke was associate director, Laboratory Animal Resources at Merck & Co. Inc., Rahway, NJ. She holds a Bachelor of Laboratory Animal Science degree and a Master of Business Administration degree. She is LATg certified, is a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP) and an ILAM graduate.