This scale examines some of the more effective physical, psychological and spiritual methods of staying balanced and preventing burnout. If you have any concerns about your state of emotional health, you should consult with a mental health professional. The scale is not a clinical diagnostic instrument and is provided for educational purposes.
This one page document lists links to self-care resources.
This two page document lists six self-care strategies.
This one page document provides examples of music playlists to include in a self-care plan.
This webpage provides resources to address the challenges professionals face and ways to cope with secondary trauma when working in situations with traumatized children and families.
This webpage provides a tool to evaluate the degree to which an organization is STS-informed, and able to respond to the impact of secondary traumatic stress in the workplace, identifies specific areas of strength, and opportunities to implement STS informed policies and practice, and a roadmap for future training and implementation activities.
This document summarizes a journal article that highlights retention and turnover issues in child welfare through a comprehensive literature review of 65 articles focusing on research addressing individual and organizational factors related to burnout and resilience in the child welfare workforce.
This publication explores the potential impact of worker burnout on practice with children and families; discusses primary pathways to burnout or reasons that workers become disengaged; provides information on organizational resilience; and offers suggestions for ways to prevent or address the various pathways to burnout.
This document summarizes a study that used the Job Demands and Resources (JD-R) Model with 1,917 caseworkers from three states to analyze the relationship between burnout and job demands and external and internal resources