Identify in this Reflection how you will cope and manage reading about Child Abuse by practicing self care.

This reflection assignment is for you to think about how you will prepare yourself to read about the material (content) in the Child Abuse course. How will you take care of yourself? It can be difficult to read about someone who harms a child especially sexual abuse. You may feel upset reading about it. What can you do to help yourself if you are feeling down and very sad. During this course each lesson begins with a focus on self-care. While this is important when learning about child abuse, it is also important for good emotional health and life long well being. Practicing healthy self-care can help you in times of stress, prevent burnout and assist you in maintaining a positive attitude. Some students who completed this Reflection indicated that they would watch a funny tv show, or pace themselves reading the lessons. Identify in this Reflection how you will cope and manage reading about Child Abuse by practicing self care.