Section Information for Summer 2018
This fully-online course spans five weeks. It is designed to better prepare students to meet a distinct set of challenges facing professionals in careers that involve directly helping others. Students will study research findings about factors such as stress, burnout, and compassion-fatigue that undermine professional success and longevity in these career fields. Students will examine and engage in practices such as self-care and mind-training (mindfulness). Research evidence suggests that those in the helping professions can be proactive in mitigating and even preventing the occurrence of career-related burnout by adopting self-care and mindfulness practices. This course will equip students with information, skills and exercises that cultivate well-being, resilience and meaning in their chosen careers.
INTS 475-B01 is a distance education section.
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