Burn-out at the Workplace – A Disease of the 21st Century. Causes and Solutions – Offline Course

2. Jun

59.00 EUR

Price without VAT

Burn-out at the workplace has become a phenomenon with great global significance. This is why it should receive special attention when considering the emotional well-being of employees, as well as the functioning of an organization. As burn-out is a condition of emotional, physical and psychological exhaustion that is caused by excessive and long-term stress, it is not just a factor affecting an individual’s psychological and physical health, and quality of life. It is also a social phenomenon which impacts significantly on the effectiveness of work.

Since the 1970s, when the burn-out syndrome was identified, it has become an important factor in the clinical environment, as well as in aspects of personnel management, business efficiency and others. The latest statistical data from the Benu Pharmacy Health Monitoring Survey in Latvia shows that more than half of (58%) people have come in contact with signs of burn-out, which indicates that burnout is being felt by more and more employees, regardless of gender, age, experience or their position.

Aim of the course: to provide participants with knowledge, practical skills and methods which can be used daily to overcome stress and to reduce the risk of professional burn-out in the workplace. To facilitate emotional well-being and to identify internal resources for improving an individual’s long-term quality of life.


    • Identification, recognition, prevention or reduction of situations of psycho-emotional risk or stress.
    • An understanding of the risk factors, causes, signs and consequences of burnout.
    • Advice and solutions for the prevention and elimination of burnout syndrome.
    • What personality and work environment factors affect burnout?
    • How does employee burnout affect organisations?
    • The mutual interaction between employee emotional well-being and the functioning of an organization.
    • The main statistical data on employee burnout.
    • The completion of a burnout survey to determine one's level of burnout.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Work methods: An active and inclusive form of work. The activities include discussions and case studies, role play, the theoretical part is supplemented by examples and practical exercises.

    The active involvement of participants is a precondition for the successful outcome of the training!

    Target audience: anyone who is interested.


    1. Emotional well-being – meaning, definition and risks.

    2. Burn-out definition and division, the main concepts, the main researchers on burn-out.

    3. Stress and burn-out risk factors.

    4. Burn-out survey – practical task with a discussion of the results.

    5. Statistics in Latvia.

    6. Burn-out due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions associated with it.

    7. The emotional, physical and cognitive signs and consequences of burn-out.

    8. Reducing the risk of burn-out using practical exercises:

    • satisfying physiological needs – sleep and food;
    • effective working time and planning tasks;
    • combining work, family, friends and time for yourself;
    • care for physical and emotional health;
    • relaxation techniques.

    9.  Sharing techniques for being happy – a short survey.

    10. Feedback with benefits – a short survey. 

    Venue: TRIVIUMS training centre, Blaumaņa 11/13 - 12, LV, Riga

    Participation fees include handouts and coffee breaks. 

    For company training, the programme can be adapted for the specifics and needs of the company.