The Emotional Intelligence and Compassion online workshop will help you to understand stress responses, selfcare in real-time, relationships to physical body and brain, and the origin of emotions.
This workshop has been approved for CPD hours. The workshop runs online for 3 hours and 15 minutes.
recognise the need to improve your own emotional literacy
experience some tools to help you understand your own emotions so you can utilise them intelligently
consider the impact of emotional burden on your performance and wellbeing
learn the difference between empathy and compassion
understand the origins of empathic distress and empathy fatigue
learn how to cultivate compassion for sustained wellbeing
Introduction and key concepts
What happens to us under stress?
What is self care in real time?
Origin of emotions: relationship to physical body and brain
Emotions can be generated or ameliorated by narrative and compassion
Impact of stress and emotional labour
Perception, control / influence, narrative, sleep, ‘name it to tame it’
Emotional literacy and emotional intelligence
Emotions’ spectrum activity; learning about emotion intensity
Difference between empathy (burnout risk) and compassion (restorative potential)
Empathy: understanding, labour intense, pain networks
Compassion: action, empowered, reward networks, sustainable
How do we cultivate and grow emotional literacy, emotional intelligence and compassion? Why would we want to?
Toolkit: what can you start doing today, what do you need to embed?
Next workshop dates
The Emotional Intelligence and Compassion workshop is being delivered in collaboration with a highly regarded external provider.
Based on positive feedback from a number of pilot sessions in 2021 and 2022, the College has organised upcoming workshops for the following dates:
15 September 2022, 4pm–7.15pm AEST (online)
22 November 2022, 6pm–9.15pm AEST (online)
Based on our pilot sessions, 96% of attendees agreed or strongly agreed that the workshop was practical and relevant to their work as an O&G clinician.
Here’s what previous participants have said about the workshop:
Very good workshop, relevant to all levels of RANZCOG members.”
I think that the workshop was well conducted and that the platform of Zoom was successful. The facilitator was EXCELLENT.”
I thought the facilitator was excellent. I liked the breakout rooms. I would definitely recommend it be held in the future.”