Support Your Local Euthanasia Technician
Study gathers stress-reduction ideas from those in the most difficult jobs
Is there a staffer at your shelter who performs euthanasia? If so, when’s the last time you smiled at her, asked how she’s doing, or listened to her when she needed to vent?
Seem like small things? They’re not—especially if you’re a manager.
In a recent study of stress-reduction suggestions compiled from responses of shelter workers around the country who perform or assist with euthanasia, support and encouragement from colleagues and management ranked number one on the list of things respondents say would help them cope with the stress inherent to their work.