Self-Care for VA Homeless Program Staff
The National Center on Homelessness among Veterans has developed a podcast series on self-care for VA staff working with Veterans experiencing homelessness or those Veterans at risk for homelessness and unstably housed. Dr. Roger Casey, Director, Education & Dissemination, National Center on Homelessness among Veterans, talks with experts from across the VHA on balancing personal and professional life through wellness and self-care while working with Veterans experiencing homelessness.
The podcast series includes the following recordings:
- Are you making yourself a priority?
- Caring for yourself: Why it’s important
- Finding camaraderie when working virtual
- Informed sleep tips to promote self-care
- Helping staff help themselves
- Mindfulness practices: A discussion
- Self-care: Recognition of emotions
The podcast series are available at the following sites:
Mission: The National Center on Homelessness among Veterans (the Center) promotes recovery-oriented care for Veterans who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. The Center conducts and supports research; assesses the effectiveness of programs; identifies and disseminates best practices and integrates these practices into polices, programs, and services for homeless or at-risk Veterans; and serves as a resource center for all research and training activities carried out by the Department and by other Federal and non-Federal entities with respect to Veteran homelessness.
Legislative Authority: The Center is established by section 713 of the Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016, Public Law 114-315.
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