In this complex and challenging field, it is easy to take on a workload that is too heavy when you are trying to adequately meet the needs of the service users with whom you are working. This can become daunting and, after a period of time, lead to burnout. Fortunately, you can prevent burnout by making time for self-care. Self-care is an essential responsibility and an important part of your professional life.

In this Discussion, you identify self-care strategies that you can use to prevent burnout.


Be sure to review the Learning Resources before completing this activity.
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· Review the Learning Resource on using self-care strategies and preventing burnout.

· Identify two self-care strategies you would use, and consider how you would implement them.


Post an explanation of at least two strategies that you, as an advanced human services professional practitioner actively involved in contemporary issues, may use for your own self-care. Include specific examples of how you might implement these strategies. Use information from the Learning Resources to support your response.

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