Looking After Our Mental Health During COVID-19. A free webinar

Event Date: 
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This interactive webinar will provide you with a meaningful understanding of how COVID-19 affects our mental health.

We will share 5 proven coping strategies to help optimize your mental health and resiliency during these challenging times, including,  

  • Identifying constructive vs. destructive worry
  • Plying diversionary tactics
  • Creating healthy boundaries
  • Practicing self-compassion
  • Expressing gratitude

About the Facilitators:

Sue-Ann Maislin:
With over 15 years’ experience as a mental health educator and counselling professional, Sue-Ann is passionate about improving mental health outcomes and reducing stigma and other barriers, for individuals, families, communities and the workplace. As the owner of Sue-Ann Maislin Consultants, she has successfully partnered with leading employers, municipalities, advocacy groups and health professionals to advance mental health education across Canada. Sue-Ann obtained her Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology and Adult Education from the University of Toronto. To learn more about Sue-Ann visit www.sueannmaislin.com.  

Susan Kagan:
Susan is a registered nurse with over 40 years of experience as an educator and practitioner in the health care sector. She has devoted most of her career to teaching in the Seneca/York collaborative BScN nursing program (retired June, 2016). Her areas of specialization are psychiatric-mental health nursing and women's health care particularly related to violence against women. 

Susan cares about people and their health and well-being. She seeks to understand people's feelings and their behaviour. It is this concern for people that has guided her career and passion for learning and education.

Susan earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Western Ontario. After many years of teaching she returned to school and earned a Master's and Doctoral degree in education at the University of Toronto - OISE. Currently, Susan is providing mental health education in the community to both for profit and non-profit organizations. She is also on the Board of Directors of two non-profit organizations which focus on providing care and services to the homeless and those experiencing mental health challenges. 

To register please contact  one of the facilitarors Sue-Ann or Susan prior to August 18th, 2020 and they will provide you with the link to the webinar.

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