Webinar: Service Provider Self Care and Resiliency (Amid COVID-19)

November 19, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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OCASI The Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants Is pleased to announce an online webinar series focusing on: Mental Health and Trauma Informed Care for Service Providers.

This 6-day webinar series is designed for service providers across the province working with newcomer communities. The series will provide an overview of fundamental mental health principles and follow with approaches to culturally competent and trauma informed care. The series will end with a crisis intervention workshop focusing on conflict resolution and promoting resiliency. The webinar series is designed to be stand alone and participants can choose to attend webinars of interest, though you are encouraged to attend all webinars and complete the series. To enroll in the webinar, follow the Eventbrite link below for each webinar. We encourage you to use your organization email address when registering for the webinars.

 Webinar 5: Service Provider Self Care and Resiliency (Amid COVID-19)

 The purpose of this interactive workshop is to help individuals recognize the signs of distress within themselves and in particular during COVID-19. The presentation will define and explain the difference between burnout, compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma. Effective self-care practices will be discussed both from an individual and organizational perspective. Through small group discussions, participants can share their own self-care practices.

To register click here

What equipment do I need to use to join the webinars?

All you need:

  • Windows or Mac computer
  • Internet connection (broadband is best)
  • Microphone and speakers (built-in or USB headset)
  • Most computers have built-in microphones and speakers, but you will get much better audio quality if you use a headset or handset.

If you have any questions, please contact our team at mhpresearch@ocasi.org