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Wellness and Self-Compassion: Supporting Mental Health and Substance Use Providers during the Pandemic

1:30pm - May 13, 2020 | Timezone: US/Eastern
New England MHTTC
Registration Deadline: May 13, 2020

Supporting Mental Health and Substance Use Providers during the crisis created by Corvid-19 is imperative. This webinar will focus on how providers are coping and how to best support this critical segment of the workforce. Participants will learn how hopelessness, fatigue, stress, trauma, and social distancing are impacting the wellbeing of mental health and substance use practitioners. Presenters will highlight the need to practice self-compassion, holistic wellness, and self-care as essential strategies to deal with compassion fatigue, burnout. Supportive strategies and techniques to increase connection will be discussed.

Learning Objectives (participants will be able to):

1. Describe how the workforce is being impacted during this period of crisis

2. Understand the importance of recognizing compassion fatigue and burnout

3. Identify wellness strategies and techniques that promote holistic wellness, self-compassion, self-care, interconnectedness, and promote connection during this period of social distancin

4. Learn about the resources available to continue to do their jobs effectively and safely.