Grief, Exhaustion, and Finding Vitality in Behavioral Health Care For Supervisors & Leadership | Recorded Webinar

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This 75-minute webinar describes the ways in which the current experiences of a multi-impact disaster cascade are influencing the ability of behavioral health professionals to function in their work, while trying to balance all of the demands of home and family as well. Special attention is given to the challenges with informational and emotional processing, as well as the necessity of working through issues of grief, loss and bereavement. Information is provided for supervisors and leaders on best practices for management through crises and how best to support functional teams when exhaustion is prevalent. 

Learning Objectives

  • Develop knowledge about how to support themselves and others through experiences of grief and loss 
  • Identify interventions, strategies and / or tools they can use immediately to reduce or manage behavioral health symptoms
  • Apply disaster recovery information to real-world teams functioning in support of staff vitality and resilience 
  • Recognize evidence-based leadership tactics that are successful for helping manage in crisis 





Kira Mauseth, PhD

Dr. Kira Mauseth

Dr. Kira Mauseth is a practicing clinical psychologist who splits her professional time between seeing patients at Snohomish Psychology Associates, teaching as a Senior Instructor at Seattle University and serving as a co-lead for the Behavioral Health Strike Team for the WA State Department of Health. She also serves on the state’s Disaster Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC). Her work and research interests focus on resilience and recovery from trauma as well as well as disaster behavioral health. She has worked abroad extensively in disaster response and with first responders and health care workers throughout United States. Dr. Mauseth also conducts trainings and provides presentations to organizations and educational groups about disaster preparedness and resilience building within local communities.






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February 8, 2022
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