Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Explore the International Stress Management Association UK (Links to an external site.) website and consider your own strengths and limitations identified in the summary page upon completion of the Coping and Stress Management Skills Test (Links to an external site.). What avenues do you feel would be useful techniques for managing the stress that accompanies the Helping Profession? How can the Helping Professional remain empathetic without becoming sympathetic? Reply in 250-300 words. Respond to a minimum of two of your classmates’ posts.