CURRICULUM MODULES - Importance of Self-Care: A Spiritual Perspective
Sherry Sheffield, Ph.D., LCSW, Linda Openshaw, DSW, LCSW
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Abstract: Social workers may encounter clients in dire circumstances and run the risk of becoming emotionally overburdened. Students with a sense of calling are particularly vulnerable and may struggle with the idea of self-care given extreme client hardships. Nevertheless, maintaining emotional health and professional clarity involves recognizing the importance of self-care.