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Compassion fatigue and emotional well-being of workers compensation employees - Emily Cope
19th November 2019 at 3pm AEDT


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Industry News

Tips for beating work-related burnout
Published on November 19, 2019 | Psychologist Dr Marny Lishman says reducing stress is the best way to recover from work-related burnout--the only kind of burnout, according to recent advice from the World Health Organisation. Her tips include exercise, socialising, getting out into nature, and seeing a psychologist or health professional.... read more >>
Rising mental health tide at work lifts managers too
Published on November 19, 2019 | Not sure whether workplace initiatives around mental health are worth the investment? Monica Bertilsson, Ph.D., a senior lecturer in Public Health Science at the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy, surveyed 4,737 mangers in Sweden to find out how their management skills have improved their workplaces and the wellbeing of their staff.... read more >>
Which jobs bring the highest suicide risk?
Published on November 19, 2019 | You might expect to see first responders on the list of jobs with high rates of suicide amongst workers, but would you expect to see vets? Researchers in the US also identified construction workers, childcare workers, doctors (especially female doctors), nurses, restaurant workers, humanitarian workers and lawyers as having higher-than-average suicide rates.... read more >>
Innovation hacks, for when you need to get things moving at work
Published on November 19, 2019 | If you find yourself up against the staid and hidebound at work, organisational psychologist Dr Amantha Imber might be able to help. You can mine her wisdom online, as she speaks to Lisa Leong on the always excellent This Working Life (Radio National).... read more >>
Comcare acknowledges adversarial nature of compensation processes
Published on October 30, 2019 | What we want to know is, what are they going to do about it? The ABC has detailed some of the problems faced by federal police officers who develop PTSD as a result of repeated exposure to stress and trauma whilst serving Australian interests overseas, only to be further stressed by the process of claiming compensation for their injuries.... read more >>