2017 Online Class Schedule at a Glance:

Compassion Fatigue Strategies at UFL – October 2017

Compassion in Balance –  June 2017

Compassion 101 Webinars – offered all year

Living with DINOS – offered all year


If you work or volunteer with animals and want to learn more about compassion fatigue and self-care practices, then you’re in the right spot! You can choose between a number of online learning options that allow you to access the resources you need from anywhere in the world. Wearing your pajamas to class is encouraged.

Here’s what Jodi, a shelter manager, had to say about my classes:

I would encourage people to take Compassion in Balance because it is incredible what you learn! I like to focus on everyone else but myself, but I did learn that I can’t continue on this way.  Thank you Jessica!


You have three options for online classes.  Click through below for more details.


compassion in balance online class photoYou can go in-depth:

Compassion in Balance: A Seven Week Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care e-Course







compassion fatigue webinar groups

Or you can get your organization together for an introductory group webinar:

Compassion Fatigue 101 for Animal Care Workers Webinar






ufl class

Looking for continuing education class hours? Try my asynchronous 8 week class:

Compassion Fatigue Strategies with the University of Florida’s Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program






 Living With DINOS

(Dogs in Need of Space)

A self-study course for people who live with and love dogs with behavioral challenges.

Who are these online classes for?

Anyone working or volunteering with animals. Vets and techs, dog trainers, animal shelter and rescue workers, foster families – if you want to learn more about Compassion Fatigue and self-care strategies, these classes are for you!

Living with DINOS is for dog owners who need some help with caregiver stress!

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