Who are Human Service Workers?
Human service workers are professionals that work with individuals and our community to function effectively. This can be any profession, some examples are:
- CCAC workers
- Victim Advocates at the Courthouse
- Group Home Workers
- Police Officiers
- Civilian Special Constables
- Teachers of At-Risk Youth (eg. SWAC)
These are just a few examples but there are so many other professions that are so important to our community. People in these jobs are so important because they dedicate their lives to helping others. They help others become the best version of themselves while also balancing their own lives.
How We Can Help:
In our office we see all different types of people in lots of different types of work. Human Service Workers often come in feeling burnt out and even depressed. We admire these
people because they are putting so much of their own energy into helping others, improving other peoples lives and improving our community as a whole.
Julie’s passion comes from her philosophy “if I can help keep even one front line human service worker feel balanced, they’ll go out and help many people whom they serve in their jobs.” If helping one person can create a domino effect in which that person goes out and helps even more people, then that can benefit so many people in the community.
Human Services Workers require a lot of self-care. Sometimes people in these professions are very selfless and they neglect their own care. Some of the potential risks of having a job like this are:
- Depression, Anxiety or Panic
- Exposure to violence
- Overtime work
- Shift work
- Mental trauma
- Unstable work life balance
- Financial stress
Are you or someone you know in a profession like this? Do you feel burnt out? Are you noticing a love one showing signs of a burn out?
Call us to book an appointment and find out how we can start helping you stay balanced as you help others. 705-735-9107.