SINK OR SWIM? Is it water off a duck’s back?
Resilience has been described as :
“The capacity to maintain personal control and robust attitudes in the face of challenging events and behaviours.” Professor Mowbray
VDS training offer resilience workshops
The Webinarvet has several webinars on resilience topics
The RVC are running a 4 day Webinar Plus course on resilience in June 2018
The Open University runs a FREE course for developing career resilience
Jenny Moffat of Skills Tree wrote for Vet Times on Resilience and Thriving in Practice
Resilience vs. improving practice:
Do we need to steel ourselves and become mentally tougher to deal with the challenges of practice life… or is enough, finally enough and should we be changing the way practice works for the betterment of its members? The latter will take time, so we need to encourage the former so our workforce doesn’t burn out in the interim. Join the debate – comment below or on our forums
Or have your say and take part in this RCVS Mindmatters survey on stress and resilience in practice.