May 20, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PCPS 408 - Self Care and Resiliency in the Helping Professions

3 cr.

(This course is for senior level students in the Panuska College for Professional Studies)

This course will explore issues in the healthcare, counseling and education professions that occur in individuals and who have prolonged interactions with students, clients, patients and their families. Issues of work related loss, grief, stress, compassion fatigue, and burnout will be explored. Techniques to maintain psychological well-being will be demonstrated. Suggestions on how to practice rigorus self-care and maintain a supportive work environment will be addressed.