After attending participants will be able to:
Define the concept of burnout and give at least 3 examples of signs and symptoms of burnout.
Describe why the “helping professions” are more susceptible to burnout.
Give at least 1 example related to the 5 professional self-care strategies that can be used to prevent burnout.
Describe how engaging in self-care practices supports ethical practice.
About the Speakers
Julie Slowiak financial disclosures: Julie is employed by the University of Minnesota Duluth and the Owner / Founder of InJewel LLC, a coaching and consulting business. Julie Slowiak non-financial disclosures: Julie is the Executive Director of the Behavior Analysis in Health, Sport, and Fitness Special Interest Group, a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization and a special interest group of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). Julie is also a current member of ABAI, the OBM Network, the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Society for Occupational and Health Psychology (SOHP).
Kate Grandbois financial disclosures: Kate is the owner / founder of Grandbois Therapy + Consulting, LLC and co-founder of SLP Nerdcast. Kate Grandbois non-financial disclosures: Kate is a member of ASHA, SIG 12, and serves on the AAC Advisory Group for Massachusetts Advocates for Children. She is also a member of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT), MassABA, the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) and the corresponding Speech Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis SIG.
Amy Wonkka financial disclosures: Amy is an employee of a public school system and co-founder for SLP Nerdcast. Amy Wonkka non-financial disclosures: Amy is a member of ASHA, SIG 12, and serves on the AAC Advisory Group for Massachusetts Advocates for Children.
15 minutes: Introduction, Disclaimers and Disclosures
10 minutes: Descriptions of the concept of and examples of burnout
15 minutes: Descriptions of why the “helping professions” are more susceptible to burnout
10 minutes: Descriptions of professional self-care strategies and how engaging in self-care practices supports ethical practice.
5 minutes: Summary and Closing
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Episode Summary provided by Tanna Neufeld, MS, CCC-SLP
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