Self-care is a trending topic and buzzword in the field of student affairs, which forces professionals to be responsible for their own healing and assumes that they have the time and resources to heal. Divisions and departments encourage their employees to practice self-care with the expectation that their employees will return and continue their work. The author will explore the reasons that student affairs professionals seek care and provide a lens that can be used to transform spaces in higher education so that they become places of healing.
Sambile, A. F. (2018). Energy Exchange: The Urgency to Move from Self-Care to Community-Care in Student Affairs. The Vermont Connection, 39(1). https://scholarworks.uvm.edu/tvc/vol39/iss1/7