Kinship Carers Victoria

Kinship Carers Week Podcast – On Self-care and preventing burnout

Podcast #15 – Self-care for kinship carers and how to prevent burnout

In this podcast, KCV spoke to psychologist, lecturer and researcher Dr Melissa Weinberg, an Honorary Fellow from the Dept of Psychology at Deakin University with expertise in the science of wellbeing and resilience. Melissa speaks about the need for carers to monitor their own physical and emotional state and needs.

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