Stress, Self-Care, and Job Satisfaction Among School Personnel

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 4,6
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 10: Health and Well-Being

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. understand the sources of stress affecting school personnel.
  2. learn how stress affects school personnel’s job satisfaction.
  3. learn how self-care may mediate the effects of stress on job satisfaction among school personnel.


How important is self-care for school personnel? This study investigated the relationship between stress and job satisfaction in school personnel, and the role of self-care in mediating the potentially negative effects of stress on job satisfaction. We will discuss the sources of stress affecting school personnel and the implications for self-care in the poster presentation. Participants will learn the definition(s) of self-care, importance of self-care, and practices that promote self-care among school personnel.



Samantha Baculy, Queens College
Shuci Wu, Queens College
Cliff (Yung-Chi) Chen, Queens College


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