Self-Caring Practice in Occupational Contexts

Develop your ability to recognise and understand work-related stress and burnout while identifying strategies and methods for adaptive coping.

This programme supports learners from all professional backgrounds to critically engage with self-awareness theories and to identify personal strengths and vulnerabilities which may impact on both their personal and professional lives. In doing so, learners develop the skills to apply appropriate self-care strategies and build their resilience.

Why study Self-Caring Practice in Occupational Contexts at Griffith College?
On programme completions, learners are able to:
- Critically appraise a range of theories related to self awareness.

- Critique factors which contribute to work stress and burnout.

- Identify and reflect on areas for personal growth and development.

- Explore self-concept, self-management, and self-learning and development.

- Evaluate support processes for self-care related to work environments.

- Critically discuss factors which contribute to adaptive coping.

Course Details
This course consists of a single module, worth 10ECTS credits, taught over two semesters.

Subjects taught

Course Module
Self-Caring Practice in Occupational Contexts (10 ECTS)

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to hold a minimum of an honours (NFQ level 8) primary degree with a 2.2 award, or equivalent. To facilitate applicants from all professional backgrounds, entry to the programme is for non-cognate NFQ level 8 qualification holders.

Application dates

How to Apply
Directly to Griffith College.


8 months part-time.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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