As frontline workers shine bright upon their community, they are going to experience some form of burn. That is simply the reality of caring for the weak, serving the less fortunate, protecting the greater good, and placing other's needs in front of their own. With that said, burnout is not inevitable. We can fuel our internal flame so that over time, we build resilience and continue pursuing our mission-driven careers.
Want to know your current levels of burnout, compassion fatigue, and compassion satisfaction?
Dr. Eric Gentry's 5 Part Resiliency Model
J. Eric Gentry, Ph.D., LMHC. is a well known expert in the resolution of burnout, toxic stress, and compassion fatigue amongst caregivers. With over 30 years of research in the field, he has established an evidence-based resiliency model. It has been proven to decrease symptoms of burnout, assist in building resilience, and increase compassion satisfaction. Using the teaching of Dr. Gentry, we have created the F.L.A.M.E. acronym to assist in implementing the model into your day-to-day