In this complex and challenging field, it is easy to take on a workload that is too heavy when you are trying to adequately meet the needs of the service users with whom you are working. This can become daunting and, after a period of time, lead to burnout. Fortunately, you can prevent burnout by making time for self-care. Self-care is an essential responsibility and an important part of your professional life.
In this Discussion, you identify self-care strategies that you can use to prevent burnout.
- Review the Learning Resource on using self-care strategies and preventing burnout.
- Identify two self-care strategies you would use, and consider how you would implement them.
By Day 4
Post an explanation of at least two strategies that you, as an advanced human services professional practitioner actively involved in contemporary issues, may use for your own self-care. Include specific examples of how you might implement these strategies. Use information from the Learning Resources to support your response.