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Self-Care for Lay Ministers, Part 1




1:30pm-3pm March 16

About the Course

Every church has the cadre of “super” volunteers. Those people who ensure everyone else is fed spiritually – even at the expense of their nurturing. This two-part workshop examines the impact on the individual and church. It Explores the importance of self-care as stewardship of our call in the Christian community.

participants review risk areas for burnout, ways to IDEntify burnout or recognize denial of fatigue as well as how to prevent and Respond to IT, particularly from the church.

Your Instructor

Dr. Jessica Brown

Dr. Jessica Brown, PhD, LCP
Dr. Jessica Young Brown is a licensed clinical psychologist who works as a clinician, educator, consultant, and speaker. Her research and clinical work focus on making mental health accessible and equitable for people in marginalized communities, and equipping mental health professionals to better serve these communities.
Dr. Brown’s areas of interest and expertise include the impact of racism and race-related stress on mental health, generational and cultural trauma, and the intersection of faith and mental health. In addition to various peer reviewed and popular media articles, Dr. Brown is the author of "Making Space at the Well: Mental Health and the Church."

Dr. Jessica Brown
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