Posts Tagged 'self-care'

Special Edition Town Hall: Creating Stability Amid Crisis

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Our presenters have recapped their discussion for you here:

Tips:

  1. Remember the importance of focusing on what you can control: YOURSELF (see C.A.L.M. acronym below for details on how to do that). Focusing on your own locust/sphere of control helps to keep you physiologically and emotionally healthy.
  2. There are no emotional events. Your thoughts about an event dictate your ...
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Education Corner – Managing Stress & Preventing Burnout

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Managing Stress & Preventing Burnout

“…chronic lack of self-care/compassion fatigue, like any other kind of fatigue, reduces our capacity or our interest in bearing the suffering of others” (Figley, 2002, p.1434)

Definitions

Risk Factors

Mental health • history of trauma • lack of training • clarity of role • unsupportive work and social environments • large caseloads/ long working hours • working extensively with severely ...

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