ACTing Against Burnout: The Case of Jack
This activity is designed for: Psychologists, social workers, counselors, MFTs, physicians, and nurses.
Course: Intermediate to Advanced
Publication date: 05/29/2023
What Will You Learn in This Course?
In this clinical case, Jessica Borushok, Ph.D., provides a comprehensive overview of burnout from a practical perspective. She talks about the features and symptoms of burnout through a case study conceptualized from an acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) perspective. She also explores treatment strategies to address work-related and lifestyle factors contributing to the burnout in this case. Specific ACT components such as experiential avoidance, creative hopelessness, values, defusion, and committed action are addressed, to provide you with effective tools to help your clients alleviate burnout.
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Our on-demand, self-paced, online trainings are led by expert clinicians, providing you with the latest psychotherapy concepts and strategies. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of evidence-based psychotherapies, and learn how to apply effective approaches and techniques for different conditions.
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Meet Your Instructor: Jessica Borushok, Ph.D.
Jessica Borushok, Ph.D., C.Psych. (she/her), is a clinical psychologist in private practice specializing in anxiety disorders and health-related concerns, including insomnia, chronic pain, and coping with chronic medical conditions. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Borushok provides acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) training and consultation to other mental health professionals. Dr. Borushok is the co-author of numerous books, including the award-winning introduction to ACT book, The ACT Approach. In an effort to bring evidence-based resources to the public, Jessica also runs a Youtube channel called The ACT Therapist.
This course is co-sponsored by Medical Academy, LLC, and Psychotherapy Academy. Medical Academy, LLC, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Medical Academy, LLC, maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Psychotherapy Academy, #1851, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 4/7/2023–4/7/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 continuing education credits.
ACTing Against Burnout: The Case of Jack
Date of Release: Jun 26, 2023
Date of Expiration: Mar 1, 2024
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Recognize the symptoms of burnout and the factors that commonly cause it.
2. Discuss the structure of a treatment plan for burnout from an ACT perspective.
3. List practical strategies and exercises to address the ACT components involved in the treatment of burnout, such as defusion, values, present moment awareness, and committed action.
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Participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted above. Follow these steps to earn your CE credits.
1- Watch each video self-directed and participate in the entire activity, as partial credit is unavailable.
2- Pass the post-test with a score of 75% or higher.
3- Complete the evaluation form.
4- Download the certificate.
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