Jul 13, 2020  
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOWK 350 - Professional Self-Care

(1cr) This one-credit online course is designed to support those in the helping professions with their caregiving responsibilities for others. It also has implications for personal as well as professional caregiving responsiblities. It explores and promotes resources and techniques for self-care in order to successfully sustain care for others. It is intended to provide help and healing to combat burnout, vicarious tramatization, and compassion fatigue. It addresses a wide range of strategies and examines the barriers to implementing these approaches on a structured ongoing basis. The material has application for creating and maintaining personal professional relationships which are healthy, effective, and ethical.



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