This interactive webinar will provide you with a meaningful understanding of how COVID-19 affects our mental health.
We will share 5 proven coping strategies to help optimize your mental health and resiliency during these challenging times, including,
- Identifying constructive vs. destructive worry
- Plying diversionary tactics
- Creating healthy boundaries
- Practicing self-compassion
- Expressing gratitude
About the Facilitators:
With over 15 years’ experience as a mental health educator and counselling professional, Sue-Ann is passionate about improving mental health outcomes and reducing stigma and other barriers, for individuals, families, communities and the workplace. As the owner of Sue-Ann Maislin Consultants, she has successfully partnered with leading employers, municipalities, advocacy groups and health professionals to advance mental health education across Canada. Sue-Ann obtained her Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology and Adult Education from the University of Toronto. To learn more about Sue-Ann visit www.sueannmaislin.com.
Susan is a registered nurse with over 40 years of experience as an educator and practitioner in the health care sector. She has devoted most of her career to teaching in the Seneca/York collaborative BScN nursing program (retired June, 2016). Her areas of specialization are psychiatric-mental health nursing and women's health care particularly related to violence against women.
Susan cares about people and their health and well-being. She seeks to understand people's feelings and their behaviour. It is this concern for people that has guided her career and passion for learning and education.
Susan earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Western Ontario. After many years of teaching she returned to school and earned a Master's and Doctoral degree in education at the University of Toronto - OISE. Currently, Susan is providing mental health education in the community to both for profit and non-profit organizations. She is also on the Board of Directors of two non-profit organizations which focus on providing care and services to the homeless and those experiencing mental health challenges.
To register please contact one of the facilitarors Sue-Ann or Susan prior to August 18th, 2020 and they will provide you with the link to the webinar.