WEBINAR: Building Resilience while Social Distancing: Parental Depression & Coping

When:
October 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
2020-10-26T13:00:00-04:00
2020-10-26T14:30:00-04:00
Cost:
$30
Contact:

Social isolation can have a profound impact on parental mental health and resilience, affecting both parents and their children. This webinar will explore the similarities between isolation and depression, paying close attention to the distinct needs and behaviors of parents suffering from depression and anxiety. You will learn coping skills you can share with parents to address the effects of isolation in the short and long terms. You will also learn when to consult with mental health professionals in your work with families.

Course Format:
Live Interactive Webinar on Monday, October 26, 2020, 1:00 PM ET

# of hours:
1.5 – clock hour certificate will be provided

Audience:
Professionals who work with families of young children, including early care educators, family child care providers, mental health consultants, home visitors, pediatricians, early interventionists, and more.

What you will learn:

    • The similarities and differences between isolation and depression
    • Coping skills parents can use to address the effects of social distancing
    • When and how to engage mental health professionals in your work with families

Price:
$30/webinar or $75 for all 3 Webinars

This course is a part of the Supporting Everyone’s Mental Health Webinar Series. As we confront the dual crises of COVID-19 and systemic racism, we are all experiencing stressful and unfamiliar situations on a daily basis. As early care professionals working with families, we need to care for our own mental health and the mental health of our families. This webinar series will offer family-facing providers strategies they can use in their work that honor everyone’s experiences, build resilience, and nurture self-care.

Would you like to bring this course or another BTC training to your program, organization, or community? BTC facilitators can offer our courses online to your community. We can also customize trainings to meet your program’s or organization’s professional development needs. Contact us today for more information: btcsitenetwork@childrens.harvard.edu