State of Mind Speaker Series Videos2021-02-26T14:06:04-05:00
Educator Self-Care2021-02-26T13:05:28-05:00

Educator Self-Care (1:02:20)
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.

Audience: Educators

Managing Grief of Lost Experiences2021-02-26T13:04:22-05:00

Managing Grief of Lost Experiences (52:02
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.

Audience: Parents and Caregivers

What to do When We’re All Missing Out2021-02-26T13:03:05-05:00

What to do When We’re All Missing Out – Managing Grief & Loss During COVID-19 (52:05)
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.

Audience: Youth

Coping with Anxiety and Stress2021-02-26T13:01:35-05:00

Coping with Anxiety and Stress – (54:07)
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.

Audience: Educators

Grief and Loss During COVID-192021-02-26T13:00:12-05:00

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.

Audience: Parents and Caregivers

Introduction to Mindfulness – Mindfulness for Uncertain Times2021-02-26T12:59:17-05:00

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.

Audience: Parents, Caregivers, Educators and Youth

Mindfulness Deeper Dive2021-02-26T12:58:24-05:00

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.

Audience: Parents, Caregivers, Educators and Youth

Mind, Body & Spirit: How We are Connected & How Loss & Change Affect Us2021-02-26T12:56:20-05:00

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.

Audience: Parents, Caregivers, Educators and Youth

Strategies to Manage Acute Stress2021-02-26T12:53:40-05:00

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.

Audience: Parents and Caregivers

Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Youth During COVID-192021-02-26T12:40:35-05:00

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.

Audience: Parents, Caregivers and Educators

Mental Wellness Routines During Uncertain Times2021-02-26T12:52:21-05:00

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.

Audience: Parents, Caregivers, Educators and Youth

Creating Your Resilience Toolbox2021-02-26T12:39:31-05:00

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.

Audience: Parents, Caregivers, Educators and Youth

Quarantine Self-Care2021-02-26T12:37:10-05:00

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.

Audience: Youth

Goodbye Stress!2021-02-26T12:36:12-05:00

Goodbye Stress! (20:41) 
Danielle Williamson, LISW-W, CTP 
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.

Audience: Youth

Teen Mental Health: Sources of Stress and Implications for Change (23:38)2021-02-26T12:34:45-05:00

Teen Mental Health: Sources of Stress and Implications for Change (01:01:42)
Dr. Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd

As a pediatrician and well-being expert Dr. Slavin will discuss findings from his surveys of high school students about their mental health and the stressors in their lives. He will discuss the implications of these findings and provide strategies to improve teen mental health.

Audience: Parents, Educators and Caregivers

Managing Stress and Distress: A Conversation for Teens2021-02-26T13:12:23-05:00

 

Managing Stress and Distress: A Conversation for Teens  (57:52)
Dr. Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd – Senior Scholar for Well-being at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
Adolescence can be an intensely stressful time. In this video for teens, Dr. Stuart Slavin, pediatrician and well-being expert, discusses mindset and thinking patterns that can add to personal distress and affect mental health and well-being with three college students. He then describes simple strategies that can be used to change those thinking patterns and feel less distress.

Audience: Youth

Reconocer las señales y síntomas de ansiedad y depresión en los niños2021-02-26T12:30:49-05:00
Black Youth Mental Health: Barriers to Treatment & Tips for Seeking Help2021-02-26T13:11:12-05:00

 

Black Youth Mental Health: Barriers to Treatment & Tips for Seeking Help Screen for Mental Health (7:53)
Dr. Angela Scott – Ph.D., Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Child & Adolescent Psychologist
Dr. Scott talks about mental health in the African American community- specifically among youth.  She addresses the necessity for increased awareness of mental health needs within the community including barriers that may prevent individuals from getting the help they need.  She offers African American youth practical advice on how to seek help and suggests questions to ask a potential counselor or therapist.

Audience: Youth

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