Burnout and compassion fatigue can be common in the counseling field if proper self-care is not maintained. This assignment will help students to gain a better understanding of ethical responses regarding counselor self-care, supervision and consultation, and collaboration with other human service professionals.
Write a 350- to 700-word paper that describes the importance of counselor self-care. Include the following:
- The importance of self-care
- Ways to ensure self-care
- Methods for preventing compassion fatigue
- Methods for incorporating proper clinical supervision
- Methods for appropriate collaboration and consultation with colleagues and other human services professionals.
Format your paper according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.