What we believe...

Our Mission:
To promote an awareness and understanding of Compassion Fatigue and its effect on caregivers.

Our Values:
CFAP is committed to gathering, documenting, and disseminating useful information that can be readily introduced into care giving environments in order to impact the lives of caregivers in a positive way.

Our Vision:
A universal belief and understanding that Compassion Fatigue in caregivers can be alleviated through educational workshops where caregivers are taught the guidelines and benefits of practicing healthy, authentic self care.

The CFAP Newsroom features articles and interviews written by Founder Patricia Smith or reference CFAP's ongoing mission to raise awareness and promote authentic, sustainable self care...

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With more than 20 years of training experience, CFAP Founder Patricia Smith writes, speaks and facilitates workshops in service of those who care for others.

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For every $1,000 we receive in donations, we are donating 50 sets of Patricia Smith's books to organizations across the nation that are in need of this vital first step toward authentic, sustainable self-care.

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CFAP Founder Patricia Smith's newest book guides readers through 50 steps to Compassion Satisfaction.

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