Burnout is a commonly used, but rarely understood phenomenon in the behavioral health field. Many times, the response to burnout is more self-care, however it is essential to note that burnout is not just ordinary stress. It is specifically defined as job-related stress. So what does this mean? Addressing burnout requires more than self-care. The responsibility of minimizing burnout rests on individual professionals, as well as employers.
Burnout is characterized by...
This means that intentionally CREATING a work environment with SUPPORT, CONNECTEDNESS, and CELEBRATED ACCOMPLISHMENTS is essential to minimizing burnout and increasing engaged staff. Disengaged staff contribute to HIGH costs associated with turnover, presenteeism, and absenteeism. Many times, companies are blinded by these costs because they are often not MEASURED or MONITORED, resulting in drained resources costing hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.
Due to high stress and low compensation, compared to other fields, professionals are more likely to be disengaged, and more likely to incur indirect costs as agencies. Research indicates that it costs U.S. companies $450 to $550 BILLION a year due to disengaged staff. It is important to understand that behavioral health companies are included in these costs. We have to ask ourselves, can we afford these type of costs? In addition, as a predominately female workforce, there are additional layers of risk. Behavioral health professionals are more likely to...
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