Self-Care As a Leader and Advocate INTRODUCTION Leadership is an active role:

  

Self-Care As a Leader and Advocate

INTRODUCTION

Leadership is an active role: ‘lead’ is a verb. But the leaders who tries to do it all is headed for burnout, and in a powerful hurry.

– Bill Owens

In this unit, you will be guided to synthesize your work throughout the course to develop a sustainable plan for how you will engage in leadership within the counseling profession. The unit readings examine success strategies to engage in self-care as a leader and advocate. You will identify your plan for finding a leadership mentor, identifying leadership opportunities that speak to your passion, and addressing leadership competencies. You will focus on strategies to become a transformational leader while promoting wellness, preventing leadership compassion fatigue and burnout, and engaging in productive leadership behaviors.

Reference

BrainyQuote. (n.d.). Bill Owens quotes. https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/bill_owens_167736

Self-Care As a Leader and Advocate