This document gives advice and guidance to social service workers on looking after their own wellbeing and that of others.
To begin with, it gives advice on looking after oneself, using various graphics which highlight ways to manage stress, emotions, balance, rest, etcetera. In addition, it explains how to provide support to people the social worker cares for using the 7 key components of Psychological First Aid. Lastly, it offers some resources for looking after colleagues, such as those created by the NES or a video on Trauma Informed practice.
Workforce support and wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak. Dundee, Scottish Social Services Council, 2020, online.
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