Even though self-care is an ethical professional responsibility as listed in Standard C of the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics, counselors find it challenging to incorporate self-care daily. The current poster offers techniques that a counselor may use in developing self-care awareness for their own use or in developing self-care awareness counseling students. Learn about creative self-care techniques and reflect upon self-care that may be done in short amounts of time to be better incorporated into daily life.
Counselors will increase knowledge of literature and awareness of techniques related to self-care.
Counselors will increase tools for personal self-care. Enhanced self-care will also serve to secondarily benefit the clients they serve.
Counselors will increase tools that they may use to help clients or counselor trainees implement self-care in their own lives.