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Practicing What We Preach: Preventing Ministry Burnout

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Stephen Carroll, Ph.D., LCPC explores the current research on spirituality in the workplace and offers strategies for preventing burnout in a ministerial setting.

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Overview

There is growing evidence that integrating spirituality into the workplace can positively impact productivity, stress management and employee retention.  Stephen Carroll, Ph.D., LCPC explores the current research on spirituality in the workplace and offers strategies for preventing burnout in a ministerial setting. Participants will learn the warning signs of burnout so they can proactively assess and address their own well-being and the health of those with whom they minister.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Explore current research on the impact of integrating religion and spirituality into the workplace environment;
  2. Learn the warning signs of burnout in ministry; and
  3. Identify ways to model the healthy integration of religious beliefs into a workplace or ministry setting.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. What are the warning signs that someone is experiencing burnout in ministry?
  2. How can I help myself, or someone I care about, who is suffering from burnout?
  3. How can burnout in ministry become a catalyst for more serious mental health issues?