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Voices from the Field: A Panel Discussion on Well-Being; HHS Region 8

9:00am - April 22, 2021 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
Registration Deadline: April 22, 2021
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Voices from the Field: A Panel Discussion on Well-Being; HHS Region 8

April 22, 2021

9:00am - 10:00am MST | 10:00am - 11:00am CST

Join the Mountain Plains MHTTC as we celebrate stories of resilience, hope, and compassion during the COVID-19 pandemic. This hour-long panel discussion, moderated by Thomasine Heitkamp, PI and Co-Director of the Mountain Plains MHTTC, will provide a review of our Voices from the Field blog series and the heartwarming and engaging stories shared by professionals from across the Mountain Plains Region.

The Voices from the Field blog series is a seven-part series that focuses on the important role spiritual, physical, and mental wellness play in overall well-being and is told from the perspectives of providers working across HHS Region 8.


Session Objectives

  1. Examine strategies adopted and used by individuals to maintain personal well-being during the pandemic.
  2. Explore the creative adjustments made by professionals to continue to meet the needs of the clients, families, and communities they serve.
  3. Review lessons learned for maintaining physical, spiritual, and mental well-being during challenging times.


Panel Moderator

Thomasine Heitkamp, LCSW

thomasine-heitkampProfessor Heitkamp is the PI and Co-Director of Mountain Plains MHTTC and Mountain Plains ATTC. She has been a faculty member at the University of North Dakota for the last 37 years. Her expertise is in expanding workforce in rural and tribal communities to address behavioral health concerns. Thomasine has a passion for elevating and sharing the voice of rural and tribal individuals.