Burnout Kate Walker M A LPCI LMFTA Burnout

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Burnout Kate Walker, M. A. , LPC-I, LMFTA

Burnout Kate Walker, M. A. , LPC-I, LMFTA

Burnout – case study Falling Down

Burnout – case study Falling Down

Burnout – a working definition An emotional exhaustion Syndrome of behavior Consequence of stressful

Burnout – a working definition An emotional exhaustion Syndrome of behavior Consequence of stressful employment Impairment that results in the inability to transcend stressful events A complex configuration of phenomena

Burnout - symptoms emotional exhaustionhlack of any positive feelingsh fatiguehfrustrationhapathyhpsych osomatic illnesseshlistlessnesshemotionally overextendedhdepersonalizationh unfeeling

Burnout - symptoms emotional exhaustionhlack of any positive feelingsh fatiguehfrustrationhapathyhpsych osomatic illnesseshlistlessnesshemotionally overextendedhdepersonalizationh unfeeling reactions to clientshlack of personal accomplishmenthglassy eyeshfeeling

Burnout - case study Bruce Almighty

Burnout - case study Bruce Almighty

Burnout – Factors that contribute to counselor burnout Environment Individual Factors h Organizational factorsh

Burnout – Factors that contribute to counselor burnout Environment Individual Factors h Organizational factorsh Over-identification/overh Nature of clientinvolvement with the helper interactions client - perceived inequities h Therapeutic locus of control h Coping style and needs

Burnout - case study Office Space

Burnout - case study Office Space

Burnout – Why is it an ethical issue? Emotional Exhaustion Depersonalization, unfeeling reactions to

Burnout – Why is it an ethical issue? Emotional Exhaustion Depersonalization, unfeeling reactions to clients Lack of personal accomplishment or feeling incompetent at your job Increased alcohol and drug use Employee theft Declining level and quality of service to clients Boundary issues Avoidance of involvement with certain types of cases

Burnout – Measurement instruments • Maslach Burnout Inventory • The Staff Burnout Scale •

Burnout – Measurement instruments • Maslach Burnout Inventory • The Staff Burnout Scale • The Tedium Scale

Burnout – Helpful resources http: //www. friedsocialworker. com

Burnout – Helpful resources http: //www. friedsocialworker. com

Burnout – Helpful resources Seven Salutary Suggestions for Counselor Stamina • Selectivity • Temporal

Burnout – Helpful resources Seven Salutary Suggestions for Counselor Stamina • Selectivity • Temporal Sensitivity • Accountability • Measurement and Management • Inquisitiveness • Negotiation • Acknowledgement of Agency

Burnout – some prevention measures • • Avoid overidentification Set boundaries The battle for

Burnout – some prevention measures • • Avoid overidentification Set boundaries The battle for initiative Clear professional objectives Simple interventions first Maintain a sense of humor Self-care Expect trial and error

Burnout - references • Arthur, N. (1990). The assessment of burnout: a review of

Burnout - references • Arthur, N. (1990). The assessment of burnout: a review of three inventories useful for research and counseling. Journal of Counseling & Development, 69, 186 -189. • Cottone, R. , & Tarvydas, V. (2003). Ethical and professional issues in counseling (2 nd ed. ). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. • Burnout in the workplace self-test. Retrieved September 30, 2004, from http: //www. baptisteast. com/WOR 004. cfm • Osborn, C. (2004). Seven salutary suggestions for counselor stamina. Journal of Counseling & Development, 82, 319 -328. • Savicki, V. , & Cooley, E. (1982, March). Implications of burnout research and theory for counselor educators. The Personnel and Guidance Journal, 1982, March, 415 -419. • Truchot, D. , & Deregard, M. (2001). Perceived inequity, communal orientation and burnout: the role of helping models. Work and Stress, 15, 347 -356. • Van. Auken, S. (1979, October). Youth counselor burnout. The Personnel and Guidance Journal, 1979, October, 143 -144.