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Mental Health Wellness and the Rippling Effect of COVID-19


The Virginia Department of Health Office of Emergency Preparedness partnered with the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Development Services, and Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association to conduct a virtual Community Based Emergency Response Seminar (CBERS) in April 2022. This year’s topic will be Mental Health Wellness and the Rippling Effects of COVID-19. Please join us as we discussed the different mental health issues that can affect us as we tackle responding and caring for others during this pandemic. Participants will learn about the various types of stress caused by providing care to others during COVID, the difference between burnout and compassion fatigue, self-care, and coping strategies.

Target Audience: General Public Workers, Healthcare Workers, Emergency Management Workers, Disaster Shelter Workers, EMS/Fire Workers, Law Enforcement, Local Health Districts, VDH Staff, Clergy, Educators, Volunteers, Contractors, and Retail Workers- Anyone working during COVID-19 and feel they have been affected by the pandemic.

A webinar connection link will be sent before those who register for this live webinar. For more information: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-preparedness/cbers-2022-mental-health-the-rippling-effects-of-covid-19/or contact Adreania Tolliver at adreania.tolliver@vdh.virginia.gov.

Webinar Dates:

April 6th @11am to 1 pm https://www.eventbrite.com/e/220022933517
April 23rd @ 6pm to 8pm https://www.eventbrite.com/e/220036072817
April 30th @ 9 am to 11 am https://www.eventbrite.com/e/220076975157

Registration: Registration is required for each attendee. Please only register for one date to attend.
Cost: Free
CEUs: None offered at this time.

Link: 
https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-preparedness/cbers-2022-mental-health-the-rippling-effects-of-covid-19/