A “Helping Professional” is someone who nurtures the growth of or addresses the problems (physical, psychological, intellectual, emotional, or spiritual well-being) of others. The stress and responsibilities of our jobs can take a toll on all aspects of our lives, often resulting in neglect for our well-being and self-care. This webinar will focus on identifying the causes and symptoms of burnout and provide evidence-based strategies and tools for Helping Professionals to flourish at work and in their everyday lives.
Participants will be able to:
Physical Therapists/ Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists/ Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech Therapists/ Speech Therapy Assistants, Special education teachers /Education Specialists, Psychologists/Mental Health Professionals, Behavioral Therapists/Behavioral Professionals, Family members or high-functioning ABI clients
Provider of the webinar, ReadySetConnect, is a practice management software. Participants of the webinar would become aware of the ReadySetConnect.
5 minutes : Welcome and introduction, brief bio
10 minutes : Discussion of definition and facts about burnout
15 minutes : Resilience at work
10 minutes : Awe : Emotion of Respectful Wonder
10 minutes : Self-Compassion and definition of Self-care
10 minutes : Discussion and Q and A with participants
Lynn Festa OTR, CHT, CDWF has been an Occupational Therapist since 1988, a certified hand therapist since 1995, and a clinician and business owner in various settings for over 33 years. In 2012, she found herself disillusioned with her healthcare career, prompting her journey to become a coach to other professionals who are also seeking more fulfillment from their careers. Lynn now combines her work as an OT with providing training and guidance to professionals in promoting wellness and resilience and limiting burnout through private coaching sessions, webinars, and customized group workshops. She attained a certificate in positive psychology and a certificate in “the science of happiness at work” and is a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator through The Daring Way ™. Lynn is also an HSP knowledgeable Professional and loves to help others with Sensory Processing Sensitivity flourish in today’s hectic environment. She has presented at international, national, and state conferences, webinars, keynotes, and group workshops. In her free time, Lynn enjoys open-water swimming, hiking, reading, and pursuing a career as a singer.
She is receiving a speaking fee from ReadySetConnect.
Lynn is a member of AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association), ASHT (American Society of Hand Therapists), and IPPA (International Positive Psychology Association).