*FREE* Day of Care for Caregivers

Sun, May 19th 2019 at 1:00 PM CDT · By Mercy Cares
Date & Time
Sun, May 19th 2019 at 1:00 PM CDT
Sun, May 19th 2019 at 5:30 PM CDT
Sunset Animal Hospital
2959 SW Freeway Service Rd
Houston TX, 77098
Event Details


Join the Mercy Cares Community for a “Day of Care” for our Rescue Partners on:

Sunday, May 19th | 1:00 - 5:30 PM

This FREE workshop, available to staff, volunteers, fosters, board members, and anyone working with local shelters and animal welfare and rescue organizations, is designed to meet your unique health & wellness needs. Due to space limitations, seating may be reserved for current Mercy partners.

Mercy Cares has partnered with licensed therapists to provide a series of workshops for animal caregivers to reduce the rate of burn-out and other challenges faced by professionals and volunteers, alike. By supporting caregivers, we help foster a holistic approach to the health and happiness of the entire community and a stronger continuum of care for animals in need.

This event includes a FREE optional hour of expert-led yoga & meditation thanks to our friends at Athleta in Rice Village. Be sure to reserve your spot with a ticket separate from the workshop!

1st Workshop Theme: Self-Care

Participants will:

  • Be able to define self-care in context with their work with animals;

  • Understand how it relates to the work that they do with animals and with their team of fellow staff, volunteers or board members;

  • Discuss compassion fatigue and burnout;

  • Assess their current relationship with stress;

  • Learn about self-care and stress management strategies;

  • Leave empowered with positive coping skills and techniques to help them be of better service to the animals in their care.

  • Have a chance to win exciting door prizes from vendors & sponsors!

Workshops to follow will include:

Healthy Boundaries, Mindfulness, Human Relationships...and more with your feedback!

*Space is limited so please be sure to RSVP to save your spot!*

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