Total CE Credit Hours: 8
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100912
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About the Course:
One of the greatest strengths of those who help others is the ability to see life from the perspective of the other, to empathize. Yet there is often an unspoken struggle taking place within the helper between altruism and self-preservation. This course encourages practitioners to nurture their own lives by giving clear explanations of practitioner stress and providing remedies that can be implemented. Caring professionals at all career stages can benefit from the rich resources in the book used in this course which is full of real life examples and encouragement for professional development.
This course is based on the book, The Resilient Practitioner: Professional Development created by Thomas M. Skovholt
Journal/Publisher:Allyn & Bacon, A Pearson Education Company
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about practitioner burnout and self-care. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Determine the optimal balance between "other-care" and "self-care" and demonstrate how one acquires this balance.
- Identify the joys and hazards of the work and describe the long road from novice to senior practitioner.
- Evaluate the possible causes and essence of practitioner burnout.
- Plan ways to maintain the professional and personal self by listing methods experts use to maintain vitality in their work.
- Formulate an individual self-care action plan.
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