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Compassion Fatigue:  Sustaining the Professional Self

  • June 05, 2024
  • 7:15 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Butterfield Country Club | 2800 Midwest Rd. | Oak Brook IL


  • Non-members welcome for up to two meeting before application for membership is needed to continue to enjoy the benefits of the council.


Compassion Fatigue:

Sustaining the Professional Self

Dr. Diana Uchiyama
Lawyers' Assistance Program

1.0 CLE General and Professional Responsibility credit approved. 
1.0 CFP CE approved.

CPA CPE attendance certificates provided.

Thank you to our sponsor

Estate planners and others in helping professions are at risk for experiencing compassion fatigue. Especially those with high caseloads and those with a high capacity for empathy are at risk for experiencing compassion fatigue. 

Participants in this program will: 

·  Learn what Compassion Fatigue is.

·   Understand why lawyers, trust officers, financial planners and others are vulnerable to Compassion Fatigue.

·   Learn professional hazards that contribute to Compassion Fatigue.

·   Learn how to become a more resilient professional.

·   Learn methods to enhance or deplete professionals from a systemic viewpoint; and

·   Learn coping strategies to minimize Compassion Fatigue and increase health and well-being.


7:15 a.m. full breakfast buffet
7:45 a.m. announcements, estate planning update, sponsor message
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. program

Dr. Diana Uchiyama joined LAP in 2018. Prior to joining LAP, she was the Administrator of Psychological Services for DuPage County where she oversaw a DASA licensed substance use treatment program, including a MISA program, and DHS Domestic Batterer Intervention Program for a court mandated population of clients. Dr. Uchiyama has also worked for the Kane County Diagnostic Center, as both a Staff Psychologist and Juvenile Drug Court Coordinator, and has an extensive background doing court ordered psychological, sanity, fitness, and sex offender evaluations and therapy. She has implemented numerous changes to court ordered programs both in Kane and DuPage County and is a certified trauma informed care trainer. Prior to obtaining her masters and doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Uchiyama was an Assistant Public Defender in Cook County working in various felony courtrooms at 26th and California. She obtained her law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law.

PCAM Course ID:591167

Please note: all registrations must be paid in advance. Cancellation with refund is available until 10:00 a.m. four business days in advance.  After deadline, you may request to transfer of your registration to another individual by emailing 

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