Who Heals the Healer? The Impact of the Pandemic on Mental Healthcontinuingstudies.wisc.edu/8781-C-PDAS See upcoming dates
Join us for a workshop to cultivate emotional well-being in caretakers. This course is designed to be a sanctuary for anyone who has been on the front lines providing mental health care during the pandemic. We will explore the impact of COVID-19 on ourselves as helpers, examine current research, experiment with strategies to nurture the healer within and build our resilience while also connecting with each other. Please be prepared to engage in a variety of relaxation practices throughout this workshop. No prior yoga or meditation experience is required.
At the end of day one, participants will be able to:
- Analyze concepts of the wounded healer and compassion fatigue
- Describe research and strategies that increase well being
- Apply the science of yoga to cultivate emotional resilience
At the end of day two, participants will be able to:
- Discuss and utilize evidence based Mindfulness strategies
- Identify and utilize key aspects of self-compassion practices
- Design a self-care plan you can integrate into daily life
Beginning to advanced
Overview: Extra Information
- Lecture with PowerPoint
- Video clips
- Large and small group discussion
- Explore the unique impact of COVID 19 on mental health providers.
- Share stories from the frontlines: what did effective helping look like this year?
- What does the science say about telehealth and therapeutic alliances?
- Explore concepts of the “wounded healer” and compassion fatigue
- Examine the impact of the ongoing pandemic on clinical practice (1 hour)
- Explore chronic and acute anxiety from an Interpersonal Neurobiological perspective
- Identify best practices to decrease anxiety in and out of session
- Explore strategies to build up protective factors
- Explore current Research and participate in a Yoga experience
- Explore current research on yoga practice in healers
- Participate in a yoga experience designed to balance the nervous system.
- Explore Research and practice of Self compassion practice
- Define the components of self-compassion
- Complete an evidence based self-compassion assessment scale
- Participate in a self-compassion exercise
- Explore current research and practices of Meditation/mindfulness
- Explore research on MBSR, RAIN, window of tolerance
- Participate in some mindfulness practices—body scan, wheel of awareness
- Identify personal Nurturing strategies you can implement daily
- Examine research on cultivating Resilience and well-being
- Build community with fellow helpers through small group discussions and exercises
Earn Continuing Education Hours
By participating in this class you will earn:
|University of Wisconsin Continuing Education Units||.6|
|American Psychological Association - Continuing Education Credit||6|
|Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services - Substance Abuse Counselors - Continuing Education Credit Hours||6|
|Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services - Marriage and Family Therapists - Continuing Education Credit Hours||6|
|Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services - Social Workers - Continuing Education Credit Hours||6|
Who Heals the Healer? The Impact of the Pandemic on Mental Health
Dec. 9 & 10, 9 a.m.–noon
Register through: December 09, 2021
All times shown in central time.
If you withdraw three days business days prior to the start date of the class, you receive a full refund of your tuition minus a $50 administrative fee. No refund is given after that date.