News, Blogs & Resources

Support for Caregivers: 

Join the Tribe

Become a member of the AiC “Tribe” (free membership) and gain access to watch full length videos and special pages.  Receive AiC newsletters and participate in conversations with other caregivers around the world.

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

  • By Amy Morin, LCSW.

Great list of anti-stress ideas that don’t take time to do.

View Communicating with Compassion

As a member of the AiC Tribe, watch our first video for free, Communicating with Compassion – teaching the fundamentals of successful caregiving.

Insightful video clip from the Cleveland Clinic.

Read our book

Read “What Can I say?” – the AiC booklet that has inspired millions with insights and suggestions of how to handle those who are suffering in a compassionate, meaningful way.
(More info)

Take time out

Enjoy moments of peace watching our original “Peace” videos & music produced by Danish composer/producer, Bent Myggen – exclusively for Adventures in Caring.

News, Reports & Blogs:

Volunteer Forum

Stories and discussions by AiC Volunteers.

From AiC

The latest news, Blogs & information from Adventures in Caring.

World of Healthcare

News, Blogs and ideas from the world of Health care. Doctors, healers, first responders and caregivers are invited to participate.

Tell us your story

We invite you to write your story so others may gain from your experience. Click here.

Good to Know:

Resources and Research: 

Stress Statistics

The latest research is eye opening.
(Click here).

ANA Healthy Nurse Initiative.

Article by Marla J. Weston, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Martie Moore, RN, MAOM, CPHQ:
Nurses, help your patients by helping yourselves

Click here (link)

Secondary Trauma and the Child Welfare Workforce

A key paper from the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare at the University of Minnesota
PDF: Click here

Handbook from ACS NYU Children’s Trauma Institute

PDF: Click here

Advancing Compassion in Healthcare

Watch a stellar presentation by four leaders in the field at the Stanford School of Medicine’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education 2014 conference on the Science of Compassion.

Moderator: James R. Doty, MD

  • Olivia (Mandy) O’Neill, PhD, Culture of Companionate Love in Hospitals and Long-Term Care Organizations
  • Bridget Duffy, MD, Restoring Dignity and Respect to Healthcare
  • Elizabeth Rider, MSW, MD, Educating for Relational Competency in Healthcare: Beyond the Checklist
  • Paul Gilbert, PhD, Applications of Compassion in Psychotherapy

– See more here

Can We Beat Burnout and Compassion Fatigue?

Beyond Kale and Pedicures, by Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed., CCC.

PDF: Click here

Breathe2Relax app

by The National Center for Telehealth and Technology.

For iPhone: Click here
For Android: Click here

Promoting Resilience and Reducing Secondary Trauma Among Child Welfare Staff

By Resilience Alliance

– a participant handbook by the ACS-NYU Children’s Trauma Institute.
PDF: Click here

Training & Materials by Adventures in Caring: 

Cultivate Compassion

Cultivate compassion in your work place:  Introduce the AiC training series to your hospital or institution and improve communication, job-satisfaction, while addressing issues like Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Stress.  (More info)

Videos for Volunteers & Family Caregivers

Our award winning videos, used in over 5,000 faith-based institutions, teaches the basic skills of compassionate communication.  (More info)


Get The Compassion Fatigue Workbook:

Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization by Francoise Mathieu.

Trauma Stewardship

An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others by Laura van Dernooot Lipsky – [one of the very best books on the subject] Get it from