Resilience and Self-Care Basics for Helping Professionals

Sam Himelstein, Ph.D. · April 5, 2020

Resilience is generally defined as the ability to overcome difficulty. Self-care is often thought of as the strategies that help build resiliency. This course presents the basic, introductory tenants for how to define, practice, and maintain resiliency and self-care strategies as a helping professional. This is a 1.5-hour/credit course that overviews the stress response, resilience, and self-care; presents concrete “inner” awareness resiliency skills, and offers an introduction for making self-care strategies stick. This course is a must for any helping professional. In order to best do our jobs, we must tend to ourselves.

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  • Course Outline

    • Resilience, Self-Care, and the Stress Response Defined
      • Welcome to the Course!
      • The Stress Response, Resilience, and Self-Care Defined
    • 3 Basic “Inner” Self-Care Tools
      • Calming Strategies
      • Mindfulness
      • Authentic Awareness
    • Starting and Maintaining Your Self-Care Practice
      • 3 Quick Tips to Making Self-Care Strategies Stick
      • Self-Care Starter Worksheet
    • Summary, Compassion, and Finishing Up
      • Session Summary
      • Compassion and Self-Compassion
      • Final Quiz
      • Course Evaluation