Pre-Traumatic Stress: What’s Next?

Pre-Traumatic Stress: What’s Next?

At our state capitols and in the Washington, D.C. area, countless individuals are coping with what could happen (and what could have happened) between January 6, 2021 and Inauguration Day on January 20.
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When Your Home Is Your Office: Avoiding Telework Burnout

When Your Home Is Your Office: Avoiding Telework Burnout

Burn-out is a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.
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Will I Be Hurt by Going to Work Today?

Will I Be Hurt by Going to Work Today?

Already struggling in a system-wide burnout crisis, COVID-19 responders in healthcare now have reason to worry.
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Healthcare workers face diverse and growing on-the-job stress exposures

Other Than Burnout, What Hurts For Healthcare Workers And Learners?

Clinicians and other healthcare workers, as well as trainees and students, face diverse, cumulative, and synergistic toxic exposures that can lead to distress.
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Stress Responsive Greenleaf Integrative

Stress-Responsive Policy Decisions Start With Awareness

Many organizations don’t think about the impacts of stress on their workforce in a systematic way when designing their organizational policy. How could they? Policies grow over time, and often are reactive rather than proactive. These are the key concepts Greenleaf uses to assess the current Stress Responsiveness of an organization and support the leadership in making more stress responsive policy decisions.
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Resilience Assessments Reveal Risks to Employees and Organizations

Resilience Assessments Reveal Risks to Employees and Organizations

Though burnout and trauma exposure have different causes and symptoms – and require different interventions and remedies – it’s well established that both are highly toxic to the wellbeing, resilience, and health of employees.
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teamwork and connectedness

Flatlined Connectedness: Reviving Healthcare Teams in a Disconnected Culture

In our first blog in the Connectedness Series, we discussed the benefits and drawbacks that the advancement of technology has on connectedness in the workplace especially as it impacts the healthcare arena. However, technology is impacting connectedness in many workplaces, which makes us ask, “What is unique about physicians?”
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Conferences Point Out Need for Connectedness

Conferences Point Out Need for Connectedness

This spring was a season filled with conferences. I’ve written about the NAHCPC’s conference previously, where our panel discussed the importance of caring for caregivers. Other conferences I participated in included two with a focus on the workplace, where I presented or led a panel for the American Psychiatric Association Foundation’s Center for Workplace Mental Health.
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