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Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s Community Education Department
to Offer Free Virtual Webinar Series for Black History Month
The Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s Community Education Department will be offering a free virtual webinar series in celebration of Black History Month in February. The topics include four specific presentations highlighting different aspects of support around mental health in the Black community. Each interactive, one-hour session will be offered twice each Thursday, noon-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. via Zoom. There is no charge to participate. To register, click here, scan the QR code or or click on the flyer.
PLEDGE AGAINST RACISM- The Mental Health Association in New Jersey understands that racism undermines mental health. Therefore, we are committed to anti-racism in all that we do. That means that we pledge to work against individual racism, interpersonal racism, and institutional racism in all their forms.
2/2- Good Grief-A New Me in ’23!
Participants will explore the various stages of grief, how to support those who are grieving, and explore strategies to help you cope.
Presenter: Deacon Laverne S. Williams, CSW Certified Grief Recovery Specialist-Director of the PEWS Program- Promoting Emotional Wellness and Spirituality
12-1 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYucuyhqjMrHNZXuoos8CWIWccTU3Qo3aaX
6-7 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqduyprzgjGdXWGL333K__AckZA-sx487n
2/9- Taking off the Real Mask- Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness.
Participants will receive an overview of how culture can impact mental health, learn the eight dimensions of wellness and the emotional consequences of inequality. In addition, participants will participate in an interactive uncomfortable conversation demonstrated by the NJ Mental Health Players. Participants will have the opportunity to exchange strategies for self-care and receive mental health resources and information.
Presenter: Lynette Sheard- Director of the NJ Mental Health Players and Community Education Coordinator
12-1 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYuc-GgqDMrH92A6HoiQWHVfPIYD2AnpKyg
6-7 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYuduqorTItH9TAFIKr26jXefh8beXAxrZW
2/16- Compassion Satisfaction in 2023- How to Keep Going for the Long Haul
Participants will receive information about the phenomenal programs and services offered by the Call Center at Mental Health Association in New Jersey as well as useful self-care and mindfulness tips.
Presenter– Cathy Salomon -Manager of the Call Center at Mental Health Association in New Jersey. She holds a master’s degree in Experimental Psychology from Brooklyn College and a Master’s in Business Administration specializing in Marketing and Healthcare Administration from Northeastern University.
12-1 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIucO-gqDsqHtfrIn8PBEaIIbwOG6yqazfO
6-7 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqceusqT0uHtxCwm4iJG4LztBT4YdPi9bX
2/23 Minding our Matter-Psychological Safety in the Workplace
During this hour we will assist with your understanding of psychological safety and reflect on some behaviors that may appear psychologically safe or unsafe. With more people working remotely or in a hybrid work model, ensuring their psychological safety helps us adapt to new ways of working.
Presenter: Clarissa Wheat, Diversity Educator and Outreach Coordinator
12-1 pm. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlceyprTwsHNRcn3DPrL6gw4qYm8P-_PnS
6-7 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpf-qsrzwtGtcgmqQK99Gnv9YniWZ0kHmM
EVENTBRITE LINK TO REGISTER FOR WEBINARS
MLK DAY VIDEO LINK