Eastpointe announced May is Mental Health Awareness Month and their community education events. William Sellers with Eastpointe released the announcement this week, stating, “In order to meet the needs or our community, we are offering a variety of trainings via webinar.”
The webinars are free and open to the public. The webinars are scheduled for multile dates and times. To register click on the date and time you want to attend and follow the steps provided.
Presented by Elizabeth Gaylord, Easterseals UCP
This presentation will seek to define mindfulness, as well as explore the benefits and research related to mindfulness. Participants will also learn ways to cultivate and practice mindfulness, including the use gratitude and identifying challenges with mindfulness.
Digital Recovery Culture
Presented by Donald McDonald
Registration limited to first 100
Virtual recovery supports have existed for a number of years — experiencing a slow but steady growth in availability and access. Recovery Community response to the COVID-19 pandemic created an increased variety of resources to help people sustain recovery from substance use disorders in the absence of physical contact. This presentation covers digital peer recovery mutual aid meetings, private and public social media communities, recovery apps, and a touch on ethical considerations.
Eastern AHEC Presents
Provider Resilience: Assessing Compassion Fatigue and Cultivating Well-Being in Challenging Times (COVID-19)
Presenter: Amy Levine, MSW, LCSW Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC-CH School of Social Work
Registration limited to first 100
Resilience is the ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune, adversity or change. In this interactive workshop, we will explore the concept of burnout within human services careers and the ethical implications for our professional and personal lives. We will center our discussion around the current COVID-19 crisis and the increased stress felt by human service professionals in managing both personal and professional demands within a
3 Category A-Psychology Hours 3 Contact Hours
3 NBCC hours 3 Substance Abuse GSB hours
3 NASW-NC hours
COST – FREE
If you need help with online registration or other technical issues, please call Eastern AHEC’s help desk at 252-744-5210 or email email@example.com
Laughter Yoga – Via Zoom
Presented by Kimberly Tippett Williams
Laughter yoga is a great way to de-stress, get some exercise, and have a good laugh. No special skills needed. Just your willingness to have fun, be a `kid again, and most importantly laugh.
Registration will close one day prior to the event
Presented by Kelly Abrams, PiCASO
Please join PiCASO’s Outreach Coordinator, Kelly Abrams, for a brief presentation regarding HIV/AIDS, and safe sex practices, to help reduce the risk of sexually transmitted disease (STD) transmission.
Situational Depression among Older Adults
Presented by Therapeutic Alternatives Geriatric Specialty Team – Serena Turpin, RN & Susan Baggett, BA, QMHP
Webinar focuses on awareness of depression in various situations in older adults and background information on the prevalence, symptoms and risk factors of depression.
Target Audience: Eastpointe Staff, our Provider Network, members and community.
If you need assistance with registration please contact training@eastpointe.