Apr 26, 2018
In this episode, Dr. Ansari-Winn interviews Cathy Phelps, who is the Executive Director of the Center for Trauma and Resilience (CTR) in Denver, Colorado.
Like many non-profits, CTR's
clients are experiencing high stress, and her employees were
suffering from compassion fatigue and burnout. Through Cathy's
leadership, CTR transformed from attrition and burnout to winning
several national awards for being the best non-profit to work in!
Non-Profit Transformed, is a definitive guide on how to make
well-being an integral part of the workplace.
In this show you will learn about:
CTR’s innovative programming including befriending the body--specialized yoga for trauma victim, and other innovative ways to provide yoga to the community, including the Denver County jail system
CTR’s programming around providing prevention of compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma for their employees through self-care
The powerful value in peer
support groups to create innovations in health and prevent burnout
in health care providers
CTR’s model of creating self-care as part of the job description and integrating it into to job performance goals
The responsibility of management
in helping the employees care for themselves and the power of
changing the culture to include self-care.
You can buy
Nonprofit Transformed by clicking this book title, or go to