The Practitioner Tightrope is an evolution of the original Adolescent version. This tool recognises the pressures created by the type of work and environmental factors that can increase the risk of burnout.

The aim is to support practitioner resilience through reflective discussions. Working around the areas of the tightrope analogy the discussion can consider:

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this version uploaded 6 February 2022

Evidence based prompts

Similar to the Adolescent Tightrope, each of the areas of the tightrope are supported by prompts drawn from research. These draw on research and studies about professional and organisational resilience and pitfalls.

The materials in the workbook can be used in a variety of ways:

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“The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert” Vince Lombardi