Personal and Professional Mental Health Awareness in the Time of COVID-19

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Dr. Christine Norton
Lynette Spencer
Association for Experiential Education
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Thursday, April 9, 2020

This webinar covers topics such as the prevalence of mental health issues, normalized increase in mental health vulnerability during times of chronic stress/crisis, red flags to notice in yourself and others (especially focused on anxiety, depression, substance abuse and suicide), the role of trauma (triggers, CNS activation, etc.), awareness of vicarious trauma, burnout, compassion fatigue for helpers, incorporation of the Experiential Wave theory to mental health treatment, wellness tools and tips, & resources for professional help.

Presenters: Dr. Christine Norton & Lynette Spencer

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