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Identifying and Responding to Excess Stress and Burnout at Work

In 2019 the World Health Organisation (WHO) formally recognised burnout as an “occupational phenomenon.” We all experience stress at various levels throughout our lives however if an individual experiences regular stress that leaves them feeling exhausted and/or disillusioned then they may be on the path to overwhelm or burnout. This worksop is designed for those working in the health or socal services sector.

Description

Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Four | Catering: Refreshments provided

Aim

In 2019 the World Health Organisation formally recognised burnout as an “occupational phenomenon”. We all experience stress at various levels throughout our lives. However, if an individual experiences regular stress that leaves them feeling exhausted and/or disillusioned, they may be on the path to burnout. This workshop identifies different stress levels and looks at strategies to mitigate and respond to levels that are excessive in order to maintain personal wellbeing for self and others in the workplace. This worksop is designed for those working in the health or socal services sector.

Overview

Overwhelm, burnout, compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma
• The impact on an individual and the workplace
• Work related, lifestyle and personality traits
• Physical, emotional and behavioural signs
• Strategies to mitigate and manage excesses

Learning Intentions

Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
Differentiate between stress, burnout, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue
• Examine work, lifestyle and personality traits that potentially increase risks of overwhelm or burnout
• Learn the physical, emotional and behavioural signs that indicate overwhelm/burnout
• Develop a strategy to reframe and re-evaluate work related priorities

Let’s Get Real

• Maintaining professional and personal development

*Early Bird Discount: Register by 8 May 2020 to receive $10.00 off (automatically applied at checkout).

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