Elizabeth Causton - Keynote speaker
Elizabeth Causton has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and has worked in the health care field for over 40 years. Fourteen of those years were spent at Victoria Hospice, where she worked as a clinical counsellor on the community crisis team.
Although she is now semi-retired, she continues to offer seminars and workshops both locally and across Canada as well as through online courses, on a variety of topics related to psychosocial and communication issues in health care for nurses, community health workers, physicians, family caregivers and hospice volunteers. For the last seven years she has also worked with research teams at the University of Victoria and Trinity Western University exploring ways to improve end-of-life care across all health care settings.
Visit her website Life & Death Matters to learn more.
Presentation: The Challenge of Staying Healthy in Healthcare
- Discovering why healthcare workers find it so hard to stay physically and emotionally healthy doing the work they do
- Understanding the traps of working in the caring field
- Learning about our own boundaries when it comes to being a caregiver
- Developing an awareness of how you, as a healthcare worker, can better take care of your physical and emotional health