Improve Your Workplace Well-Being Through Self-Care

Date: September 9, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Start Date: September 09, 2021
End Date: September 09, 2021
Times: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
County/Sponsor: MD SBDC and EveryMind
Location: Online
Cost: Free
Contact Information: Catherine Raley at ccraley@salisbury.edu

Workplace stress significantly affects our physical and mental health. Stress and anxiety can lead to decreased productivity, lower rates of job satisfaction, increased absenteeism, presenteeism, and higher healthcare costs. Care is vital for our overall well-being. This workshop will provide the knowledge and skills to help you identify self-care strategies to support your stress management. Learn how self-care activities can help you cope with stress and improve your mental, emotional, and physical health.

Webinar participants will learn how to:

 

  • Define stress, burnout, and self-care
  • Recognize signs of burnout and secondary trauma
  • Understand the impact of self-care on your wellness
  • Explore proven self-care strategies

 

Presenter: Alyssa Sanders, LCSW-C, MA (she/her/hers)

Alyssa Sanders is the Partner Agencies Administrator for the Linkages to Learning Initiative, a community school partnership in Montgomery County, Maryland with an integrated focus on health, social services, community engagement and leadership to support student learning, strong families, and healthy communities. Linkages is an award-winning prevention and intervention initiative established by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (MCDHHS), Montgomery County Public Schools and local public and nonprofit organizations.

Alyssa is a licensed clinical social worker with interest areas including women’s issues, domestic violence and social welfare policy. In the past, she had a private practice where she focused on adolescent issues, self-esteem, eating disorders, self-injury, anxiety and depression. She was also an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling. Alyssa is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where she received a Graduate degree in Government with a specialization in feminist theory and identity politics.

 

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