Drop-In Virtual Training & Support: Behavioral Health and Community Services Managers
William James College is offering a free resource to managers in community organizations to provide support, reduce isolation, and brainstorm and share strategies for effective management and getting through the current challenges. Read the full description here, register via the links below (advance registration is appreciated but participants are welcome to register at the start of each session). Additional dates to be scheduled.
Meetings are held alternating Thursdays from 1 to 2 PM EST.
Upcoming Dates: 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/12.
Join the meeting here.
Asian Counselors Networking Group
Treating COVID-19 patients is taking an emotional toll on medical staff, as is caring for the mental health and wellbeing of people and communities impacted. Providers of Asian descent, and providers working directly with Asian communities, are experiencing additional challenges. This group is a free, open space for Asian counselors to come together to learn about managing the emotional impact, to share ideas and to receive support.
Mental Wellness for Workers in Aging Services
Additional dates TBD
The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on older adults brings with it a high impact on those who serve them. This session is for anyone working in the field of aging who would like additional support and training to buoy their well-being during this challenging time. This includes nurses, social workers, case managers, activities professional, home health aides, and more. Facilitated by Katherine King, PsyD. Over the course of the sessions, the group will:
- Discuss burnout prevention, compassion fatigue, and self-care
- Get help with managing stress during even the hardest times
- Discuss grief and learn new ways to help cope with our losses
- Engage in brief guided relaxation and contemplation practices to restore energy and a sense of purpose
This workshop is for educational and professional development purposes only.