Self-Care Tips for Public Service Folks in the New Year

Attention Pro Bono and Public Service Lawyers and Law Students!

burnoutDid you know “helping” professions (yes, that’s you) tend to have the highest rate of job burnout?  And the holiday season and its attendant stress can make life a bit more challenging too.  Read about job burnout and how to take action in this article and how to take care of yourself in this “Help for Helpers” article by State University of New York at New Paltz, which reminds us that “caring for yourself while helping others does not make you selfish or needy.  The care that helpers provide to others can only be as good as the care they provide themselves.”

Learn more about working with clients in crisis or with trauma and how to address secondary trauma and compassion fatigue for advocates by attending our clinics/pro bono honors class on Wednesday, January 21 3:30-5:20pm room 133. All are welcome! Stay tuned for more info when we announce upcoming events.