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Affect

Way to combat affect

Danger of burn-out

Select each affect in the table as it appears to reveal what you could do to combat the affect.

Affect

Way to combat affect

Danger of burn-out Make sure you have a good personal and professional support you can access, for example talking it through with a manager or colleague, finding time to relax at home
If a student’s concern reminds us of our own current or past concerns

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Affect

Way to combat affect

Danger of burn-out Make sure you have a good personal and professional support you can access, for example talking it through with a manager or colleague, finding time to relax at home
If a student’s concern reminds us of our own current or past concerns Take time to address your own distressing life events, make sure these are attended to sufficiently, before offer support to others
Feelings of professional insecurity, if we see the student concerns continues or becomes worse

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Affect

Way to combat affect

Danger of burn-out Make sure you have a good personal and professional support you can access, for example talking it through with a manager or colleague, finding time to relax at home
If a student’s concern reminds us of our own current or past concerns Take time to address your own distressing life events, make sure these are attended to sufficiently, before offer support to others
Feelings of professional insecurity, if we see the student concerns continues or becomes worse Talk to senior colleagues about your continued concerns, take reassurance that when support for the student is in place, its effects may take time to show
Feeling as if we are working beyond their professional competence

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Affect

Way to combat affect

Danger of burn-out Make sure you have a good personal and professional support you can access, for example talking it through with a manager or colleague, finding time to relax at home
If a student’s concern reminds us of our own current or past concerns Take time to address your own distressing life events, make sure these are attended to sufficiently, before offer support to others
Feelings of professional insecurity, if we see the student concerns continues or becomes worse Talk to senior colleagues about your continued concerns, take reassurance that when support for the student is in place, its effects may take time to show
Feeling as if we are working beyond their professional competence Never be afraid to ask a colleague to help with supporting a student in need if the situation feels beyond your role or what you feel you can cope with
Decreased empathy

Select each affect in the table as it appears to reveal what you could do to combat the affect.

Remember the key principle in supporting students is, you never have to do this alone.

Affect

Way to combat affect

Danger of burn-out Make sure you have a good personal and professional support you can access, for example talking it through with a manager or colleague, finding time to relax at home
If a student’s concern reminds us of our own current or past concerns Take time to address your own distressing life events, make sure these are attended to sufficiently, before offer support to others
Feelings of professional insecurity, if we see the student concerns continues or becomes worse Talk to senior colleagues about your continued concerns, take reassurance that when support for the student is in place, its effects may take time to show
Feeling as if we are working beyond their professional competence Never be afraid to ask a colleague to help with supporting a student in need if the situation feels beyond your role or what you feel you can cope with
Decreased empathy This can be our way of telling us we need reduce the overall stress in our lives, this way we can have empathy for others. Seek out emotionally and psychologically rewarding experiences that can restore you and prevent compassion fatigue