Looking After No. 1Self-Care for People Working with Troubled Children
The strength of this book is the way in which Jonny links in his own experience with an openness and honesty that gives his ideas and tips an authenticity that resonates strongly and leaves you reflecting on your own experience. If you ever wondered what good supervision should be all about this book will help you. And if you are working with children and young people in a professional capacity this quick read will leave you with much to think on as you develop your own practice whilst remembering to protect your physical and mental well-being.
It’s a top read from a top practitioner.
Jonny has tried & tested the methods over several decades – this is the “What Works”, rather than an idealistic theoretical approach to coping in the long-run & maintaining top-level performance in challenging environments.
This book is all about sustainability in the face of adversity – Small & incremental practical steps can be taken to reclaim some re-energising ‘Me’ time.
Read this book, take the advice, & enjoy a long, fulfilled career.
In this book you'll learn...
- The need for honesty about the impact of work
- The importance of remembering our “why”
- How to beat burnout
- Practical hacks for doing better self-care
- Tips for building self-care into your routine
- How to enlist the support of others
There are action points at the end of sections to help us identify change and start taking small steps towards better practice.
If you want to be the best version of yourself and do the best possible job for the kids you work with – in whatever capacity – this book is for you.