Yes! Helping Professionals Also Need Tools for Wellness

We know it’s our calling, but the stressors involved in caring for others around the clock can leave us susceptible to wellness hazards. Are you meeting enough of your own needs?

Who qualifies as a “helping professional”?

A helping professional is anyone who provides support and assistance to individuals who are experiencing difficulties or challenges in their lives

This can include those who assist people in addressing emotional, psychological, and/or physical issues, such as:

  • Mental health professionals
  • Addiction specialists 
  • Therapists
  • Counselors
  • Social workers
  • Medical providers
  • Support staff
  • And many others!

We go by many names and occupy roles in multiple fields.

What risks do helping professionals face in their personal lives?

One commonality among helping professionals is the risk of burnout and compassion fatigue. It’s important to recognize the dangers of these all-too-common issues and to take steps to assess your own self-care needs. 

Learn how to benefit from self-care and yoga therapy tools

WAADAC is offering a new workshop so you can learn practical and experiential tools for self-care and yoga therapy. Our 2 CE credit workshop is designed to help prioritize your own well-being and offer continued care for those you serve.

Improve resiliency in your work/life balance without falling into burnout and compassion fatigue. WAADAC’s workshop “Self-Care for Helping Professionals” is available in-person this January in Renton, WA.

New CE Workshop | Self-Care for Helping Professionals 🎊 Jan 2023

From: WAADAC – Addiction Professionals Association

  • Earn 2 Free CE credits
  • Adopt simple steps to create a preliminary self-care plan
  • Free Lunch!
  • Free SWAG!
  • Assess your current status of self-care balance, personally and professionally
  • Walk away with sample tools for developing continued self-care

Followed by an all-member meeting with WAADAC (guests are welcome too!!)

Self-Care for the Helping Professional / Lunch / All-Member Meeting

Saturday January 21st
10:00am- 1:30pm
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COST: Free

15 S. Grady Way
Renton, Washington 98057
Evergreen Building
(Room LL20) MAP

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