INTS 475: Special Topics

INTS 475-B01: Well-Being/Mndflnss Helpg Prof
(Summer 2018)


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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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-18

Studies topics of special interest to undergraduates. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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