Smullens, bestselling author of Whoever Said Life is Fair?: A Guide to
Growing Through Life's Injustices and Setting YourSelf Free:
Breaking the Cycle of Emotional Abuse in Family, Friendships, Work and Love,and
recipient of the 2013 NASW Media Award, is now turning
even greater attention to the looming reality of burnout in the field
of social work. The book will focus on effective strategies of self-care that
can help social workers persevere and prosper.
looking for interview subjects to respond to a short questionnaire and if
applicable agree to a follow-up interview (30-45 minutes). Confidentiality is
guaranteed, and all identifying details will be changed to meet the
interviewee's approval. In accordance with National Institute of Health
guidelines, no payment is offered to those willing to assist in this research,
but each qualified respondent will receive a copy of thebook
when published by NASW Press in Fall 2015. In addition, those participating
will have the benefit of knowing they helped many other social workers to
navigate this tricky terrain!
If you are interested in participating, please contact
SaraKay Smullens at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the
tagline/subject header: Burnout and Self-Care.