TRENDS Podcast: Burnout Affects Teachers and Medical Providers The Most (Call-in Show)

The TRENDS podcast is a collaboration between the Community Foundation of Boulder County and KGNU. It dives deep into the community’s most pressing issues and explores the changes happening throughout Boulder County through the experiences of community members, especially those often rendered invisible by commercial media, to shed light on community challenges, solutions, and pathways forward for the county and the country.

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Burnout classified by the World Health Organization as a medical diagnosis described as “a syndrome as a result of a chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed” by the International Classification of Diseases, the handbook that guides medical providers in diagnosing conditions.

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The TRENDS Podcast series is made possible with support from the KGNU Listener-Members and the Community Foundation for Boulder County.

Our guests today are Rona Wilensky and Janine D’ Anniballe.

Rona Wilensky, known in the community for her work with mindfulness programs for educators at the Passage Works Institute where she taught SMART in Education, a mindfulness  program for educators. Rona Wilensky  is the founding principal of New Vista High School. Janine D’Anniballe, a licensed psychologist and a nationally  recognized expert in sexual assault and traumatic stress, and treatment  for survivors.

Janine currently serves as the  Director of Trauma Services at Mental Health Partners in Lafayette,  Colorado. She also has been the Director of Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA),

Teachers and Nurses are the most vulnerable to get burnout, what seems an occupational phenomenon.

The complex topic of burnout – affecting mostly people that hold curtain occupations that tent to be diagnosed with what now is defined as a syndrome as a result of a chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.

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