This course will explore the emerging concern among helping professionals (e.g., SLPs) that clinicians are at risk for occupational burnout. Evidence will be provided, critical factors examined and potential solutions for SLPs and audiologists will be proposed.
- After this course, participants will be able to list common sources and reported rates of burnout among helping professionals (e.g., medicine, education, therapies, etc.).
- After this course, participants will be able to describe current economic and societal implications of workplace burnout.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how burnout can affect speech-language pathologists.
- After this course, participants will be able to list proactive steps to reduce prospects of burnout onset.
|5-15 Minutes||Examine current reports regarding burnout among SLPs and various implications|
|15-25 Minutes||Describe workplace variables that contribute to burnout.|
|25-35 Minutes||Can burnout reach the level of depression?|
|35-55 Minutes||How to develop a personal plan to reduce the odds of burnout onset|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Michael J. Flahive, PhD, CCC-SLP/A
Michael Flahive is a dually certified speech-language pathologist and audiologist who has provided graduate coursework in counseling and professional issues during his forty-four year academic career. He is an ASHA Fellow and is happily retired, residing with his wife in Alexandria, VA.
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