Preventing Burnout in the Nonprofit Sector with Beth Sperber Richie is FREE courtesy of Mission Impact
We talked about:
- What Burn Out is and why Burn Out is so prevalent in the nonprofit sector
- What the research shows about rest and productivity for organizations.
- What vicarious trauma is and how it impacts staff and an organization’s culture.
Beth Sperber Richie, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and consultant in private practice in the Washington, D.C. area. Dr. Richie works with non-profit leaders on how to sustain their staff and their mission given the grind of social change work. She gives workshops and presentations on managing stress and burnout, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue, improving cross-cultural communication and counseling skills and setting boundaries for front-line employees. Her workshops focus on practical skills and engaged involvement of all participants.