Handling Stress in the Workplace: Self-Care or Self-Loathing?

  • Course Overview

    Every person feels stress in unique ways and has differing methods of coping with the stress they feel. We often care for others while neglecting our own needs. In this course:

    • You will learn that self-care is a deliberate choice, and begin to identify what causes stress at work, home, and even at play.
    • You will have the opportunity to develop a personal plan to cope with your personal stressors and be encouraged to find a “safe person” to talk to.
    • This session will include information on how to cope with the stress caused by the death of residents you have cared for.

  • Presenter

    Presenter: Barry Surratt

    Barry Surratt (now retired) served for twelve years as Healthcare, Hospice, and Veteran’s chaplain.  He completed four units of Clinical Pastoral Education at St. Luke’s in Boise, and served Heart and Home Hospice as a spiritual care provider and Director of Spiritual Care.  Barry holds a Master’s degree in Theology and an Associates in Electromechanical Technology.

  • Fees

    • $49 per person
    • 1.5 CEUs available

    Registrants should retain copies of their CEU certificate and any course handouts, in the event they are audited by their licensing agency.

    Education offered by IHCA may be applicable to a variety of license types (i.e. Social Worker, Certified Dietary Manager, etc.), as long as the learning objectives and educational levels of the presenter(s) meet the licensure requirements. It is up to each attendee to determine the appropriateness of a session and whether it will meet the requirements of their license type.

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