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Professionals are under more stress than ever evidenced by increases in demand for better services that are more efficient and thorough, higher costs, reduced staffing, and diminishing resources. Many workers are putting in longer hours and for less pay. From working overtime to simply burning the midnight oil catching up on paperwork, work industry puts a great deal of stress and fatigue on the average worker and their relationships, including family. Many professionals bear witness to workplace challenges that range from troublesome to traumatic. As a result, high stress and burnout are major hazards of any profession.
This seminar focuses on understanding each of these challenges. In addition to defining and comparing these conditions, specific triggers will be explored. Participants will gain awareness of key signs and symptoms of stress and burnout, while learning how to manage stressors and their consequences. Specific attention will be given to physical, emotional/mental and behavioral symptoms.
Awareness training is a key component to the seminar. Underlying beliefs about stress are explored and other general signs and symptoms of burnout are explained.