Skip to main content

Predictors of Burnout Among Community Therapists in the Sustainment Phase of a System-Driven Implementation of Multiple Evidence-Based Practices in Children’s Mental Health

About the Course:

Burnout is a risk among mental health therapists. This study seeks to identify organizational and therapist factors that predict burnout in the context of evidence-based practice (EBP) implementation efforts in community mental health. Possible protective factors are also explored. Key words: burnout; community mental health; EBP attitudes; implementation & sustainment

This course is based on the article, Predictors of Burnout among Community Therapists in the Sustainment Phase of a System-Driven Implementation of Multiple Evidence-Based Practices in Children’s Mental Health created by Joanna J. Kim et al. in April of 2018.

Publication Date:

Apr 2018

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Joanna J. Kim

Joanna Kim, M.A., is a doctoral student in UCLA’s Clinical Psychology Program with advisor Dr. Anna Lau. Her research studying family process and socialization’s impact on minority youth mental health has led her to evolving research interests in implementation, delivery, and sustainment of evidence-based treatments for minority, immigrant, and disadvantaged youth and families.

Lauren Brookman-Frazee, PhD.

Dr. Brookman-Frazee is a Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Diego. Her research examines methods to promote the implementation of evidence-based interventions in community service systems caring for children and reduce disparities in access to quality care. She has published more than 75 articles in peer reviwed journals.

Resham Gellatly

Resham Gellatly is a doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at UCLA, where her advisors are Drs. Anna Lau and Bruce Chorpita. Her research interests center around increasing access to mental health services by adapting evidence-based treatments for youth and families of diverse cultural backgrounds in low-resource settings in local and international contexts. She is especially interested in working with stakeholders in underserved communities to develop sustainable implementation supports.

Course Creator

Barbara F. McMillan, LPC

Barbara McMillan, BA, MS, EdD, LPC has 35 years of experience as a therapist, clinical director, and administrator in mental health and substance abuse programs. She holds degrees in psychology and education, and has been a licensed professional counselor and supervising counselor for many years. After 18 years in various roles in private and public mental health settings, she became a full-time college psychology and sociology instructor.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define burnout and describe its relationship to emotional exhaustion.

  2. List risk factors related to burnout.

  3. Recognize important considerations in preventing emotional exhaustion in community mental health settings.

Course Material

References begin on page 13.

Course Material

Exam Questions

All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of

Membership is free, and you can sign up today! You'll only pay when you're ready to purchase a course, or if you take advantage of the Unlimited Package.

If you're already a member, please log in to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.


  • Is this course approved for my continuing education requirements?

    Yes, most likely. Look Up Your State Board for more detailed information. Logged-in site members will see the relevant approval information displayed in the Approvals tab for every course.

  • Do you have special accommodations for my disability (ADA)?

    Please contact us! We would be happy to accommodate your needs right away, and your input will help us make more accessible for future users too.

  • How do I enroll in this course?

    Use the Enroll In This Course button and just follow the instructions! You don't pay anything until you're ready to take an exam.

  • What do I have to do to complete the course?

    To complete the course, review the course objectives, then review the material, and then pass the exam with a score of 75% or greater and lastly complete an evaluation.

  • How do I access the materials?

    Most of our courses are based on online articles available for free to the public. Some courses, such as those based on books, require that you purchase the material. Use the Course Materials tab above for more info. You don't need to enroll in the course to access materials, whether free or paid. So you always know what you're getting into before you commit to taking the course.

  • How do I get my certificate?

    Your certificate will be available to download or email immediately when you pass the course exam and complete the evaluation.

  • Can I contact you for more help?

    Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help.

Course Number 102839
1.25 credit hour
Log in for credit hours relevant to your licensure.

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: $7.46 No exam fee with a membership package!

No Cost Materials

4.14 out of 5
21 members have taken this course

Try a free CE course.

Get started by trying a free course of your choice. No payment info required!

Sign Up Free
Abstract image of people, a PC and books