Self-Care for Social Workers

Self-care is more than just a buzzword - it is an approach to life that allows you to stay fulfilled and rejuvenated. By staying revitalized, you can work harder and do your job better.

Start off by completing YOUR SELF-CARE PLAN

Interested in making counseling part of your self-care tool box?

Visit the University at Albany Counseling Center, which provides individual and group counseling to current students.  Call (518) 442-5800 to schedule an appointment.

Social Worker Self-Care, the Overlooked Core Competency, by Kate Jackson

Burnout is real.  Read these resources to learn more about what burnout looks like for social workers:

Compassion Fatigue

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Learn more about self-care from one of these resources:

Top 12 Self-Care Tips for Healers by Franciose Mathieu, M.Ed., CCC, Compassion Fatigue Specialist

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