What Can I Do About Feeling Tired, Stressed, and Burned Out?
There is the growing stack of papers to grade, the lectures to prepare for, and the endless drafts of scholarships for publication. No wonder many of you faculty members today struggle with burnout and excessive stress. We describe valuable approaches for recognizing and addressing faculty burnout and stress.
Faculty Burnout and Stress
There is the growing stack of papers to grade, the lectures to prepare for, and the endless drafts of scholarships for publication.
No wonder many faculty members at college and university campuses teaching face-to-face today struggle with burnout and excessive stress.
But help is available.
Stress can be identified, addressed and prevented.
In this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D., describes valuable approaches for recognizing and addressing faculty burnout and stress.
During this 20 minute faculty development program, you will:
- Have a better understanding of the difference between normal stress and burnout.
- Learn the cost of burnout–for the individual and the academic department.
- Learn the five core concepts to create a life in balance.
- Learn how early family messages may impact attitudes later in life toward work and stress.
- You also learn ways to begin the change process:
- This will include a discussion of how to overcome “stuck” habits
- How to begin making small, measurable changes that can lead to larger improvements.
The program also includes the following supplemental materials: a description of the signs of stress, recommendations for prevention and for taking the first steps toward change, a case study, questions for reflection, and recommended resources.
At the conclusion of this program, you will:
- Overcome “stuck” habits and begin to look at ways to start small changes that lead to large improvements.
- Set better boundaries between work and home.
- Avoid isolation by selectively increasing interaction with colleagues.
- Effectively schedule “re-charge” times during your day.
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Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D., past-president of the American College Counseling Association, is Senior Vice President for Professional Development Programs at the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management (NHCERM, www.ncherm.org).
He is the president-elect of the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA, www.nabita.org), current president of the School and College Organization for Prevention Educators (SCOPE, www.wearescope.org) and the managing editor for Student Affairs eNews (SAeN, www.studentaffairsenews.com).
Over the past thirteen years, Brian has taught counseling theory, ethics, program evaluation, statistics and sociology topics at both public and private schools for both graduate and undergraduate students at five college and universities.
Brian has served as the director of counseling at New England College and Western Kentucky University. He is the author of several books including: Ending Campus Violence: New Approaches in Prevention and A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior in the Classroom. Brian is an expert on campus violence and has been interviewed by the New York Times, National Public Radio, LA Times, USA Today and has appeared on Headline News and Anderson Cooper 360.
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