Dr. M. Alexis Kennedy is a trauma researcher at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. After over two decades of research in the areas of human trafficking and child abuse, she began researching compassion fatigue to learn more about the cumulative effects of working with victims.
Dr. Kennedy is a certified trainer on Compassion Fatigue & Vicarious Trauma (www.tendacademy.ca). She was also in the inaugural certificate program of Strategic Resilience for First Responders (Langara College Health and Human Service). She completed the mental health providers’ SyNAPSE Integrative Approach to Personalized Wellness Training in 2017 (Dr. Joan Borysenko).