DescriptionWhy & How: Self-Care Practices for Mental Health Professionals
In this uplifting course important for any mental health professional, award-winning teacher Kirsten Bradbury emphasizes how to make self-care accessible and effective. She does this by providing you with instruction on the ethical necessities of self-care as well as techniques for implementing self-care practice in real life.
This course is appropriate for psychologists, counselors, and other mental health professionals of all levels of professional experience. Self-Care: Ethics and Practice also provides four hours of credit toward the continuing education tools & techniques and health requirements for Licensed Psychologists in Texas.
- List at least three occupational risks for clinicians that are reduced with routine self-care
- Describe three self-care practices shown to reduce the risk of burnout
- Analyze the ethics of self-care in terms of principles of non-malfeasance, beneficence, justice, and autonomy
- Apply Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to the ethics and practice of self-care
- Explain the importance of getting enough sleep
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Primary Course Leader(s)
TPCE Director & Instructor
Dr. Bradbury started her career in psychology at The University of Texas at Austin, where she completed her undergraduate studies in 1992. She went on to obtain her M.S. and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. She served as an intern and postdoctoral fellow at the Emory University School of Medicine for two years. Dr. Bradbury was awarded the Lizette Peterson-Homer Memorial Award for Injury Prevention Research from the American Psychological Association in the award’s inaugural year.