About This Webinar
When the world shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health professionals stepped up. Not only did the pandemic alter mental health delivery models but it also complicated the struggle mental health professionals face to balance their personal and professional lives. For optimal personal and professional effectiveness, mental health professionals should continuously reflect on their own performance, set good boundaries, utilize coping skills, and remain self-aware, being alert for signs of burnout, compassion fatigue, and second-hand depression. During this webinar, we explore and reflect on what it can look like for the mental health professional, which can include other family support providers, to take care of themselves while working with service members and military families.
- Discuss why mental health professionals need boundaries to be effective.
- Consider the importance of self-awareness as a mental health professional.
- Review the importance of using coping skills to manage feelings of stress.
- Identify the difference between burnout, compassion fatigue, and secondhand depression.
Tara Fox, Ph.D., LPC-S
Assistant Professor Counseling
Clinical Mental Health Graduate Coordinator
Program Coordinator Clinical Mental Health
CLMH Clinical Experience Coordinator
West College of Education
Midwestern State University
Continuing education credit is available.
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