Don’t just survive alcohol and other drug work. Really thrive
Alcohol and other drug work can be challenging and comes with a high rate of burnout. It can be mentally demanding work, but there are some simple self-care strategies to prevent burnout. In this workshop, you will find out what it takes to not just survive but thrive while working in the alcohol and other drug and mental health fields. Gain real strategies to relax, recharge and revive to ensure you are at your best for your clients for the coming year.
- Understand the potential impacts of working with complex and at-risk clients on your mental health and wellbeing
- Understand the difference between, and recognise warning signs of burnout, compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma
- Build your own toolkit of practitioner specific resilience strategies
- Enhance your self-care skills and know when to debrief and access further support
Who should attend:
This is a specialist skills workshop suitable for new, experienced and advanced practitioners. This workshop is suitable for workers in low threshold and clinical settings.
Facilitator: Paula Ross
There was a great sense of cohesion both between participants and between the facilitator and participants.
Online event access details will be provided by the event organiser