Clinician Burnout and Self-Care – FPN

Friday's Progress Notes - May 2014

Mental Health Information - VOL: 8 ISSUE 4
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1. ADMINISTRATION AND POLICY IN MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Burnout in Mental Health Services: A Review of the Problem and Its Remediation

Many researchers consider burnout to be a job-related stress condition or even a work-related mental health impairment.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3156844/

2. COUNSELING TODAY
The Inner Life of the Counselor

Strengthening our own self-care protocol is an important undertaking for ourselves and also a gift to our clients and colleagues.
http://ct.counseling.org/2014/04/the-inner-life-of-the-counselor/

3. COUNSELING TODAY
Leveraging apps for Counselor Self-care

This article provides apps for counselor self-care across three dimensions of wellness: physical, psychological and emotional.
http://ct.counseling.org/2013/10/leveraging-apps-for-counselor-self-care/

4. AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
Occupational Vulnerability for Psychologists

Everyone working in a mental health setting needs to attend to issues of occupational vulnerability and self-care.
http://www.apapracticecentral.org/ce/self-care/vulnerability.aspx

5. UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work

In this podcast, Elaine Hammond uses a trauma-informed perspective to provide a paradigm for the creation of an individualized self-care strategy.
http://www.insocialwork.org/episode.asp?ep=133

6. UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
Self-Care Self-Assessment Checklists and Measures

This page has several self-assessment checklists and measures that can help therapists examine different aspects of their present well-being.
http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/resources/self-care-starter-kit/self-care-self-assessment-checklists-and-measures.html

7. JOURNAL OF PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS
Causes, Consequences, and Prevention of Burnout among Substance Abuse Treatment Counselors: A Rural versus Urban Comparison

Substance abuse counselors are vulnerable to burnout, which has negative repercussions for the counselor, employing organization, and clients.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3652635/

8. CURRENT PSYCHIATRY
How to avoid burning out and keep your spark

Treating or preventing burnout requires individual solutions, peer strategies, and group/organizational techniques. (Complimentary registration required.)
http://www.currentpsychiatry.com/fileadmin/cp_archive/pdf/0501/0501CP_Article2.pdf

9. JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Promoting Wellness of Peer Providers Through Coaching

A key task of the wellness coach is to help the individual served
explore the eight dimensions of wellness.
http://www.healio.com/~/media/Journals/JPN/2014/1_January/10_3928_02793695_20130930_03/10_3928_02793695_20130930_03.pdf