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    Nazareth College Catalogs
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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SWK 474 - Self Care and the Health and Human Service Professions


Self-care supports professional competence as well as the longevity and integrity of individual professionals and professions as a whole. A commitment to professional self-care and a repertoire of self-care strategies are essential to preventing and addressing consequences of helping work such as compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and secondary traumatic stress disorder. Supports effective self-care by building self-awareness; an understanding of coping and human resilience as well as the philosophical and theoretical foundations of self-care strategies. Promotes self-care across practice settings and systems levels with attention to self-care strategies relevant to working with individuals challenged by addiction. Course Codes: B. Cross-listed with SWK 574. Pre-req: Introductory level Psychology or Sociology class.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course Codes: B. Cross-listed with SWK 574. Pre-req: Introductory level Psychology or Sociology class. Normal cycle offering: Variable. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3



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