Note: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic,

lectures and workshops are now only provided in an online format until further notice.  

Training for
helping professionals and personal caregivers on topics related to psychological health and well-being

You can't pour from

an empty cup...

Amanda Rocheleau, BSW, MSW, RSW is a Registered Social Worker in Ontario and a certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist with over 15 years of experience. Amanda has been featured as a speaker and trainer for over 300 professional and conference groups. Using an experiential based delivery approach, Amanda applies wellness concepts to "real life" work and personal situations. She teaches self-enhancing tools and strategies that can improve collective and individual health.


Training Formats

Live Training

Engaging live workshops,
in person or online,
with interactive components



Pre-recorded videos that can be streamed any time, anywhere.


A self-paced online learning experience which includes videos, worksheets and discussion boards. 


Training Topics


Compassion Fatigue

Caring for Yourself
While Caring for Others

DESCRIPTION: An interactive, experiential-based workshop designed for helping professionals who want to learn how to recognize or recover from compassion fatigue. A focus is on identifying personal warning signs and developing sustainable self-care commitments that can improve stress resiliency and revitalize compassion in both our personal and professional lives.



  • Identifying warning signs of compassion fatigue

  • Introduction to compassion fatigue assessment and evaluation tools

  • Strategies for integrating self-care into everyday life

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After this workshop, I feel less stressed about re-entering ministry.  Thank you.



Rev. Sally Meyers

Hemmingford, QC


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Online Courses

Your team will be given access to an online course where they can work through the material at their own pace. Each course includes multiple chapters with several short lessons in each which may include video presentations, worksheets or surveys. 

Participants can track their progress and replay lessons any time. Some courses include group discussion boards to make the learning experience even more engaging.

In addition, a live Q&A online session may be scheduled so that participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, get feedback and engage in open dialogue regarding the training series. 

The Sustainable Helper

Low Impact Debriefing

Amanda Rocheleau, MSW, RSW
Counselling & Consulting

14 Bayswater Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario   K1Y 2E4

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