At-risk clients' needs may burn out the most diligent of people. To be most effective in making positive, healthy changes with at-risk audiences, Extension professionals must remember to maintain and reinforce healthy boundaries. This article reviews three types of boundaries, physical, mental, and emotional; describes healthy and unhealthy boundaries; and explains what to do if Extension professionals recognize unhealthy client boundaries.
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Torretta, A. (2004). Maintaining Healthy Boundaries When Working with At-Risk Audiences. The Journal of Extension, 42(6), Article 24. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol42/iss6/24