Looking after yourself as a social worker

Finch, Jo (2023) Looking after yourself as a social worker. In: Introducing Social Work. Learning Matters, London, England, pp. 190-202. ISBN 9781529798562

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The aims of this chapter are:

to examine how social workers can effectively look after their health and wellbeing, given the demands and challenges of practice;

to explore what stress and burnout are and the adverse impact they can have on us, our practice, and service users;

to highlight the importance of assertiveness in prioritising our own health and wellbeing and developing a work-life balance.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: social work, social work practice
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Business & Applied Social Science > Department of Applied Social Sciences
Depositing User: Jo Finch
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2023 09:09
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2023 09:09
URI: https://oars.uos.ac.uk/id/eprint/2816

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