National Leadership Consortium Bulletin

The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities Bulletin is a free, web-based publication dedicated to providing relevant, trustworthy, and thought-provoking information to leaders and practitioners in the field of developmental disabilities support services. The Bulletin will serve as a bridge between scientific journals and day-to-day leadership, exploring timely research and policy issues in the leadership and disabilities fields with the aim of promoting organizational change and assisting leaders to support people with disabilities to experience inclusive, valuable, and meaningful lives.

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Bulletin 1: Leading Through Times of Chronic Stress
Published: January 19, 2022

Bulletin 1: Leading Through Times of Chronic Stress

Description:

In this issue of the Bulletin, we explore chronic stress and trauma on leaders of disability support service organizations and on the organizations themselves as well as strategies that promote individual, organizational, and systemic well-being and resilience. We explore the paradox that organizations as well as individuals can be both struggling and embody hope, joy, and resilience. Topics in this edition include: Direct Support Professionalsí Perspectives on Workplace Support, Recognizing Stress and Trauma in Your Organization, Avoiding Burnout, and Tips and Tools for Helping Stressed Out Organizations.