Certificate in Self-Caring Practice in Occupational Contexts




8 Months

Validated by





Dublin Main Campus

NFQ Level


Develop your ability to recognise and understand work-related stress and burnout while identifying strategies and methods for adaptive coping.

This programme supports learners from all professional backgrounds to critically engage with self-awareness theories and to identify personal strengths and vulnerabilities which may impact on both their personal and professional lives. In doing so, learners develop the skills to apply appropriate self-care strategies and build their resilience.

Why study Self-Caring Practice in Occupational Contexts at Griffith College?

On programme completions, learners are able to:

  • Critically appraise a range of theories related to self awareness.
  • Critique factors which contribute to work stress and burnout.
  • Identify and reflect on areas for personal growth and development.
  • Explore self-concept, self-management, and self-learning and development.
  • Evaluate support processes for self-care related to work environments.
  • Critically discuss factors which contribute to adaptive coping.

Intake Dates

The next intake for this course will be:

  • June 2022*

*subject to sufficient numbers