“One of my greatest joys is inspiring professionals
to handle burnout, compassion fatigue,
and vicarious trauma”

Barbara Rubel, MA, BCETS, DAAETS

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Barbara Rubel is a leading authority on compassion fatigue, burnout, and vicarious trauma. 

As a dynamic webinar instructor, keynote speaker, and trainer, Barbara motivates clinicians, first responders, and victim service providers to build their resilience to mitigate the impact of empathic strain fatigue, burnout, and vicarious trauma.

Barbara helps clinicians, victim service providers, and professionals build their personal resilience and avoid burnout.

Find the Program That’s Right For You:

  • Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma Among Clinicians
  • Employee Burnout and Wellbeing in Corporate Workplaces
  • Resilience in a Pandemic: Managing Psychological Distress Among Frontline Workers and Social Care Professionals
  • Vicarious Trauma in Judges, Magistrates, Attorneys, and Court Personnel
  • Building Resilience and Minimizing Burnout, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Empathic Strain in School-Based Professionals
  • Mitigating the Impact of Vicarious Trauma in Victim Service Professionals, and Child Welfare and Child Protection Professionals


Ask About Our Interactive Webinars on Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, Burnout, and Vicarious Trauma During COVID-19

Barbara's Story

On behalf of the entire staff at CME LLC, I would like to thank you for participating in the US Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress. Your contribution was greatly appreciated and added greatly to the success of the conference.

Carol R. Duba, BSN, RN, MAManager, US Psychiatric & Mental Health Congress

Thank you for your presentation at the Blaustein Pain Grand Rounds entitled “Preventing Compassion Fatigue While Providing Compassionate Care”. You did a superb job! I believe your talk brought about a renewal of energy and a more healthy regard for what we are able to do with our patients.

James N. Campbell, M.D.Johns Hopkins Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery

Thank you for a truly memorable keynote at our 29th annual COVA conference. The toys were a hit and attendees left with much-needed tools to improve their wellness.

Nancy LewisExecutive Directive COVA, Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance

Thank you again for giving a presentation at the Supportive and Palliative Care Conference yesterday. Your presentation was very well received. I hope we will cross paths again in the near future

Rudolph M. Navari, M.D., Ph.D.Director, Notre Dame Cancer Institute

Our attendees at the 10th Annual Wyoming Victim Services Conference are just raving about how much fun your presentation was . . . Thank you for making our conference a success.

Brandy FinleyWyoming Office of the Attorney General

Thank you for agreeing to speak at our annual spring conference in Destin Fl. It was the highlight of the conference for many attendees.

Alicia E. Hall, RN, MAExecutive Director, Alabama Psychiatric Society

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