Burnout vs Depression in Healthcare Professionals
Presenter: Jill Gafner Livingston, BSBM, CDP, CADDCT
BIO: Jill Gafner Livingston is the Owner of Global Training Experts located in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Jill is proficient in Alzheimer's and dementia care, process control, behavior modification, sales performance criteria and quality control. Jill is certified in Transactional Greenbelt, Value Stream Mapping, Dale Carnegie and is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer receiving her credentials through the International/National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.
In 2006 Jill authored “Personal Positioning for the Caregiver ”, a motivational guide for caregivers on staying mentally healthy while caring for their patients. Jill’s successful message has been promoted on a national level through radio, television and on line support sites.
Gafner has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and Leadership Certificate from Dale Carnegie.
Course Description: This presentation will help attendees understand the difference between professional burnout and depression. The specific characteristics of burnout as a special type of work- related stress will be discussed. The typical characteristics of depression will also be presented. The distinction between professional burnout and depression will be explained. Burnout and depression as they relate to Nursing Home Administrators, nurses, physicians and social workers will be presented. Participants will be introduced to various treatment methods for both depression and burnout.
Learning Objectives: 1) Participants will complete a self-evaluation looking for signs of professional burnout within themselves; 2) Participants will learn the signs of professional burnout; 3) Participants will review the 12 steps of burnout and how to avoid it.