The demands and expectations placed on student affairs professionals can lead to stress, burnout, a lack of work-life balance, and decreased job satisfactions. Accordingly, it could be beneficial to teach graduate students and professionals in student affairs graduate preparation program how to use self-care practices focusing on mindfulness. This mixed method study examined the perceptions of graduate students in a student affairs graduate preparation program regarding mindfulness training in increasing self-care, awareness, and coping strategies.
Human Resources Management | Organizational Behavior and Theory | Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Recommended Repository Citation
Burke, Monica G.; Dye, Lacretia; and Hughey, Aaron W.. (2016). Teaching Mindfulness for the Self-Care and Well-Being of Student Affairs Professionals. College Student Affairs Journal, 34 (3), 93-107.
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