The Benefits and Tolls of Emotional Labor
Professional quality of life, consisting of compassion satisfaction and fatigue, is a primary factor in staff retention, service delivery, and more importantly, the wellbeing of clinicians and the clients they serve. This workshop seeks to provide insight into the literature, as well as applicable prevention and intervention skills and strategies.
About Lee Dal Pra
Lee Dal Pra obtained her master’s degree in clinical social work from The University of Chicago and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in health sciences at Northern Illinois University. Lee specializes in TF-CBT, DBT, mindfulness, exposure therapies, and the treatment of severe psychiatric conditions, such as anxiety and depression, in children and adolescents. Lee is adjunct faculty at The University of Chicago teaching courses in cognitive and behavior therapies. Her clinical experience includes work in AD/HD research, neurodevelopmental social work, and behavioral health at several major hospitals. She is also the creator and former director of the Northbrook and Chicago Child Programs at Compass Health Center. Lee is the clinical director of Mind Chicago, an outpatient practice that specializes in providing science-based individual and family therapy. Additionally, Lee focuses on school-community partnerships by providing professional development and consultation to local/regional schools and universities.