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How Supervisors and Administrators Can Protect Against Worker Burnout

How Supervisors and Administrators Can Protect Against Worker Burnout

Given intense job demands, it is not surprising that burnout is a consistent threat to the wellbeing
and retention of the human services workforce. While self-care at the individual level is important, supervisors and agency administrators can play a significant role in reducing and preventing worker burnout.

Join us to learn about the internal (i.e., within the agency) and external (i.e., outside the agency) job resources related to burnout including: supervisor and peer support, access to client services, and relationships with service providers. Attendees will leave this presentation with tangible administrative strategies that can be employed at the supervisory and management levels to minimize, prevent or alleviate staff burnout.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the impact of internal and external job resources on worker burnout.

  • Identify resources that supervisors and agency administrators can provide to workers to prevent or reduce burnout.

  • Recognize strategies for building relationships with peers, supervisors, and other professionals to prevent worker burnout.

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