Self Care Lab

The Self-Care Lab (SCL) is the first known lab specifically dedicated to empirically investigating self-care among helping professionals. SCL conducts broad ranging research and training for social workers, educators, nurses, law enforcement, and students, among others. To date, SCL has established an array of formal partnerships with researchers and academic institutions around the world. Through its work, the lab seeks to address potentially toxic employment conditions.

6

Unique Centers & Labs

116%

Increase in FY20 extramural research funding

50,000+

Individuals served annually by Centers & Labs

News


UK Social Work, National Association of Public Defense Partner to Study Self-Care Among Public Defense Professionals

UK Social Work, National Association of Public Defense Partner to Study Self-...

While working in public defense can undoubtedly be challenging, research shows that those working in that field face many of
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New UK Social Work Study Zeros in on Self-Care During COVID-19

New UK Social Work Study Zeros in on Self-Care During COVID-19

By Lindsey Piercy, LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2020) — It is a profession committed to the well-being of others —
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Self-Care Lab Inks New Agreement with Researchers at University of Bucharest

Self-Care Lab Inks New Agreement with Researchers at University of Bucharest

In October, the CoSW announced yet another global partnership to continue its work examining the self-care and wellness practices of
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Events


May 15, 2021, 9:00 am
ASK-VIP Group Training with Angela Jamison

ASK-VIP Group Training with Angela Jamison

Topic: Fostering and Adopting Sibling Groups Facilitated by: Angela Jamison May 15, 2021, 9:00-10:30 AM EST To register for this group training, visit
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May 15, 2021, 10:30 am
ASK-VIP Group Training with Tim & Amanda Chandler

ASK-VIP Group Training with Tim & Amanda Chandler

Topic: Myths and Realities of Foster Care & Adoption Facilitated by: Tim & Amanda Chandler May 15, 2021, 10:30-12:00 PM EST To register
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May 16, 2021, 6:00 pm
ASK-VIP Support Group with Kay Upton

ASK-VIP Support Group with Kay Upton

Facilitated by: Kay Upton May 16, 2021, 6-7 PM EST To register for this support group, visit here, and select ASK-VIP Support Group. ASK virtual
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