State of Mind Speaker Series Videos2020-08-25T10:44:52-04:00
Educator Self-Care2020-09-22T15:04:46-04:00

 

Educator Self-Care (24:07)
Machen Champion, MA, LPCC, RPT – Catalyst Counseling
Self-care has never been more important than in these unprecedented times. In addition to requiring teachers to move their classes online, COVID-19 has disrupted classroom communities, leaving educators isolated from their students and colleagues. This webinar will introduce, discuss, and practice various self-care strategies; strategies that may look different today than they did a few months ago.

Live Webinar (choose the date you want to attend; the same material will be presented on each day):   8/27/2020 @ 5pm EST;   10/20/2020 @ 5pm EST;   12/10/2020 @ 5pm EST

Managing Grief of Lost Experiences2020-09-22T15:38:53-04:00

 

Managing Grief of Lost Experiences (24:55)
Dr. Dan Nelson, MD – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Medical Director, Child Psychiatry Unit
The loss of normalcy, the fear of economic toll, and the loss of connection can lead to feelings of grief and loss. For caregivers to support youth through this difficult time, they must also learn how to process their own feelings of grief and loss. This session will provide support and tools to do so.

Live Webinar (choose the date you want to attend; the same material will be presented on each day):  8/24/2020 @ 5pm EST;  8/31/2020 @ 7pm EST

What to do When We’re All Missing Out2020-08-25T10:47:34-04:00

 

What to do When We’re All Missing Out – Managing Grief & Loss During COVID-19 (21:5)
Ann Marie Kahwaty-Bogan, MSW, LISW-S, Companions on a Journey, Bereavement Specialist
For youth, there are numerous losses right now: school, work, connection, the prom, sports, certainty, predictability, and normalcy. Some losses are life delayed and some are canceled and gone forever. One of the most effective ways to cope with grief and loss is through social connection which is not available for many right now. This session will provide an overview of grief, how grief works in the body, and techniques for identifying and managing the grief of lost experiences.

Live Webinar 10/1/2020 @ 5pm EST

Coping with Anxiety and Stress2020-09-22T15:39:31-04:00

 

Coping with Anxiety and Stress – (45.52)
Todd Provenzano – St. Aloysius Managing Director, Clinical Service and Partnership
There is an increased level of anxiety for many individuals right now. This may be especially true for educators who are moving to online learning and having to connect with students through a virtual platform. Many may have concerns for their students’ safety and wellbeing- increasing the risk of secondary trauma. This webinar will introduce basic coping skills for managing stress and anxiety using a trauma informed lens.

Live Webinar (choose the date you want to attend; the same material will be presented on each day): 9/8/2020 @ 5pm EST;  11/16/2020 @ 5pm EST12/7/2020 @ 5pm EST

Grief and Loss During COVID-192020-09-22T15:40:06-04:00

 

Grief and Loss During COVID-19 (45:37) 
Ann Marie Kahwaty-Bogan, MSW, LISW-S – Companions on a Journey, Bereavement Specialist
Like many people right now, educators are mourning the loss of current and future experiences. Teachers prepare for an entire year of work and experiences that will now no longer occur. For educators to support youth through this process, they must also learn how to process their own feelings of grief and loss. This session will provide support and tools to do so.

Live Webinar (choose the date you want to attend; the same material will be presented on each day):  9/1/2020 @ 5pm EST;  9/9/2020 @ 5pm EST

Introduction to Mindfulness – Mindfulness for Uncertain Times2020-09-22T15:04:19-04:00

 

Introduction to Mindfulness – Mindfulness for Uncertain Times (32:53)
Jen Wright, BA, MBA, E-RYT500, C-IAYT – Real Human Performance, Director of Mental Resilience and Corporate Wellness
Meriden McGraw, MPH – Meriden, LLC, Founder
Mindfulness is an evidence-based tool shown to reduce stress and symptoms of anxiety. This session is designed to introduce the concept and practice to individuals who are unfamiliar with mindfulness. The session will provide a brief overview of benefits, discuss the impact of mindfulness on well-being, and teach participants a few short practices they can implement.

Live Webinar (choose the date you want to attend; the same material will be presented on each day): 9/10/2020 @ 5pm EST;  10/15/2020 @ 5pm EST11/19/2020 @ 5pm EST

Mindfulness Deeper Dive2020-09-22T15:03:04-04:00

Mindfulness Deeper Dive
Jen Wright, BA, MBA, E-RYT500, C-IAYT – Real Human Performance, Director of Mental Resilience and Corporate Wellness
Meriden McGraw, MPH – Meriden, LLC, Founder
The purpose of this session is to work with a group of people who are already familiar with mindfulness and want to dive deeper into the practices. The session will include research on the impact and benefits of mindfulness for adults and youth, the history of the practice, introduce various types of mindfulness practices, and lead participants through multiple practices.

 

Mind, Body & Spirit: How We are Connected & How Loss & Change Affect Us2020-08-25T12:57:03-04:00

 

Mind, Body & Spirit: How we are connected & how loss and change affect us (32:10)
Dr. Dan Nelson, MD – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Medical Director, Child Psychiatry Unit
This enlightening talk will leave you feeling grounded and centered. Part philosophical & part meditative, Dr. Dan Nelson will help you explore the connection between your mind, body, and spirit and explain how loss and change affects all aspects of our being.

Strategies to Manage Acute Stress2020-08-25T10:48:45-04:00

 

Strategies to Manage Acute Stress (29:08)
Dr. Dan Nelson, MD – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Medical Director, Child Psychiatry Unit
Right now, caregivers may be experiencing extreme levels of stress and anxiety. This workshop will introduce the basics of stress and anxiety and teach simple coping techniques using a trauma-informed lens.

Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Youth During COVID-192020-09-22T15:01:50-04:00

 

Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Youth During COVID-19 (16:43) 
Julie Knueven, MSW, LISW-S – Solutions Community Counseling and Recovery Centers, Director of Child and Adolescent Programming
It is even more important during this time to watch for signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in youth. This educational session will help caregivers better understand the signs and symptoms associated with anxiety and depression in youth.

Live Webinar (choose the date you want to attend; the same material will be presented on each day): 8/26/2020 @ 5pm EST;   9/30/2020 @ 5pm EST;   10/28/2020 @ 5pm EST

Mental Wellness Routines During Uncertain Times2020-09-22T15:02:42-04:00

 

Mental Wellness Routines During Uncertain Times (25:13) 
Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart, PsyD, ABPP – A New Day Pediatric Psychology, President and Owner
Routines and daily practices are a large part of maintaining positive mental well-being. In times of crisis, however, these daily schedules may fall to the wayside or fail to serve us. With changes in almost all aspects of life, most people are finding that their normally favorite coping strategies are no longer possible. Routines may need to be tweaked. This webinar will talk about right size expectations during this time, reevaluating health and wellness goals, creating new habits for well-being, and adjusting and maintaining routines for both individual family members and as a family unit.

Live Webinar (choose the date you want to attend; the same material will be presented on each day):  9/17/2020 @ 5pm EST;   10/8/2020 @ 5pm EST;   11/12/2020 @ 5pm EST

Creating Your Resilience Toolbox2020-09-22T15:00:41-04:00

 

Creating Your Resilience Toolbox (31:02)
Dr. Ashley Solomon, PsyD, CEDS – Galia Collaborative, Founder
Resilience is the ability to adapt to adversity, trauma, loss, and other sources of stress. There are simple skills that can be taught to youth to build their resiliency. This webinar will introduce these evidence-based techniques and the rationale behind them.

Quarantine Self-Care2020-09-22T15:00:10-04:00

 

Quarantine Self-Care (25:39)
Pete Mesrin, LPCC-S
Self-care has never been more important than in these unprecedented times. COVID-19 has disrupted youths’ school and social lives, leaving youth isolated from their peers. This webinar will introduce, discuss, and practice various self-care strategies; strategies that may look different today than they did a few months ago.

Live Webinar (choose the date you want to attend; the same material will be presented on each day):  9/2/2020 @ 7pm EST;  10/7/2020 @ 5pm EST11/18/2020 @ 7pm EST

Goodbye Stress!2020-09-22T14:59:27-04:00

 

Goodbye Stress! (20:41) 
Danielle Williamson, LISW-W, CTP – Lighthouse Youth & Family Services, School-Based Services Manager
Right now, youth may be experiencing extreme levels of stress and anxiety. This workshop will introduce the basics of stress and anxiety and teach simple coping techniques using a trauma-informed lens.

Live Webinar (choose the date you want to attend; the same material will be presented on each day): 8/31/2020 @ 5pm EST; 9/16/2020 @ 5pm EST;  10/21/2020 @ 5pm EST