The Lift 013 | Be Kind to Yourself: Failures and Successes are Teachers with Dr. Shahla Ala'i-Rosales
This podcast episode describes the importance of reflection and self-compassion in evolving yourself as a supervisor. Factors leading us to be overly self-critical and unforgiving are discussed, along with strategies to minimize those perfectionist tendencies. The authors describe their journey of maturation as a supervisor and their current perspective on their early efforts in supervision. They model an activity for exploring these issues that any supervisor can use.
What you’ll learn in the course and be able to do afterward
1. Attendees will be able to identify the rules and contingencies involved in being harshly self-critical
2. Attendees will be able to identify strategies to use when they find themselves being overly unkind to themselves concerning current or past performance
3. Attendees will be able to complete the “letter to your younger/future self” activity.
"This course is recommended for BCaBA, BCBA, and students of behavior analysis who will be or are currently receiving supervision."