Special section: Burnout

This section brings together materials relating to the burnout of professionals

News

18 May 2020
Managing Stress and Anxieties If you have worries, fears and other stressors, writing them down and throwing away the paper can be a good way to feel you've released them. As for Coronavirus-related worries, pay attention only to reliable... Read more
25 Mar 2020
Many social workers will experience limitations in providing help and services during this pandemic. Because of this, addressing the ‘need complex’ becomes an even more important topic than usually. Elizabeth Clark describes the ‘... Read more
17 Feb 2020
Barnardo’s Scotland new report 'Supervision in Education – Healthier School for All' asserted that the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people will improve if we support educational staff by... Read more

Learning

20 Mar 2019
About the webinar: We are happy to invite you to a joint Childhub and ISPCAN webinar on burnout in child welfare profession! In their daily work, child welfare professionals are exposed to a variety of traumatic events including family... Read more
22 Feb 2018
Due to our relentlessly fast paced society and the many responsibilities we each carry, it is no wonder that  so many of us feel anxious and on intense “overload.”  This hour webinar will focus on the major psychological causes... Read more
03 Aug 2017
About the webinar: MHPSS.net will be hosting a Webinar "Aid Worker Wellbeing: The Duty to Care". Lynne Cripe and Olivier Nyssens will explore the important theme in humanitarian area of "Aid Worker... Read more

Library

05 Aug 2016
Despite the fact that all 28 members of the European Union have ratified the UNCRC, violence continues to blight the lives of millions of children across Europe. In this report the FRA (European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights) identifies... Read more
11 Mar 2016
The UNHCR Staff Well-Being Survey was launched by the Staff Welfare Section of the Staff Health and Welfare Service (SWS/SHWS) in May 2014. It was completed by 2,431 respondents, accounting for 21 % of UNHCR’s staff and its affiliate workforce... Read more
18 Dec 2015
This FRA publication examines the legislative and policy provisions available in the EU to protect children with disabilities from abuse. Evidence indicates that children with disabilities are considerably more at risk than non-disabled children.... Read more

Multimedia

19 Dec 2019
This infographic provides some quick information on burnout, including it's factors and how to deal with it as an organisation or individually. Read more
07 Dec 2017
Dr. Erlene Grise-Owens and Dr. Justin "Jay" Miller, the editors of the book 'The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals' spoke with co-hosts Alyssa Lotmore, LMSW and Dr. Eric Hardiman on The... Read more
05 Jul 2017
Why do people involved in humanitarian assistance burn at work? How to prevent this? Research results in this video. In the studio, Oksana Kosenko, manager of the organizational development of the NGO Forum in Ukraine, and Taras Brizovaty,... Read more

Burnout

[International] Managing Social Work “Need Complex” During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Date of publication: 2020
Many social workers will experience limitations in providing help and services during this pandemic. Because of this, addressing the ‘need complex’ becomes an even more important topic than usually.
[United Kingdom] Barnardo’s Scotland Calls for Better Emotional and Mental Health Support for Education Professionals
Date of publication: 2020
Barnardo’s Scotland new report 'Supervision in Education – Healthier School for All' asserted that the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people will improve if we support educational staff by supervising them to improve the
[United Kingdom] Better support the wellbeing of social workers with the new SWORD workbook
Date of publication: 2020
Research in Practice and Professor Gail Kinman and Dr.
Social worker's burnout (Child Hub Infographic)
Date of publication: 2019
This infographic provides some quick information on burnout, including it's factors and how to deal with it as an organisation or individually.
[United Kingdom] Top Tips for Newly Qualified Social Workers
Date of publication: 2019
Lindsay Giddings a social work lecturer at The Open University, has shared some tips that can be useful for newly qualified social workers.
The Journey from Compassion Fatigue to Compassion Satisfaction: Addressing Burnout With an Emphasis on the Self in Self-Care (CHILDHUB WEBINAR)
Date of publication: 2018
Due to our relentlessly fast paced society and the many responsibilities we each carry, it is no wonder that  so many of us feel anxious and on intense “overload.”  This hour webinar will focus on the major psychological causes of burnout and how
The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook with Dr. Erlene Grise-Owens and Dr. Justin "Jay" Miller [Video]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: The Social Workers
Dr. Erlene Grise-Owens and Dr. Justin "Jay" Miller, the editors of the book 'The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals' spoke with co-hosts Alyssa Lotmore, LMSW and Dr.

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