Supportive Well-Being Educational Videos for Virginians in Healthcare
Understanding when to pause and take care of our emotional, mental and physical health is difficult, but important. These brief videos can be a good start, and provide practical tips you can use at home or work. These videos are meant to be tools to support your well-being and mental health, and are a great supplement to more comprehensive support.
We encourage you to check back for new and updated resources.
Red Flags in My Mental Health – When Should I Reach Out for Help?
Recognizing when we are under deeper distress, and distinguishing it from trauma is the key to resilience. Asking for help when we need it allows us to maintain our mental, emotional and physical well-being and sense of safety. In this webinar, Jessie Joachim, PC, NCC, CEAP, SAP helps us to identify when it may be time to seek professional help.
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Coping with the Stress and Strain of Educating Your Child (Tele-learning) from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Students in K-12 education and their families have had to migrate from in-school to virtual learning, often in an environment with other siblings logging on for class, or parents working remotely. Tom Giroux, PhD, Program Manager of Psychological Services, Inova Kellar Center, Inova Behavioral Health Services provides tips to help you to help your child get the most from virtual learning and communication tips to connect with teachers and stay on top of changing policies.
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Caring for Perinatal Women and Families During COVID-19
For perinatal women, COVID-19 has added to the level of anxiety and vulnerability already felt. Mara Watts, MA, MEd, Director of Outreach and Education at Postpartum Support Virginia and Inova liaison shares questions you can ask your provider if you are concerned about COVID-19’s effect on perinatal women as well as ways to distinguish between general anxiety and a health condition such as perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs), perinatal OCD or psychosis as well as a framework to build resiliency.
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Art Therapy During the Time of COVID-19
Marie Nakhoul, MD, a certified art therapy coach discussing art therapy: what it is and how it can bring balance to the mind and body to prevent burnout. She shares how art can help you focus on thoughts and emotions—ultimately improving health and well-being.
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Intimacy, Closeness and Relationships with the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic
Are your relationships in lock down? How do you stay connected and maintain intimacy safely during COVID-19? Sage Bolte, PhD, Chief Philanthropy Officer and President, Inova Health Foundation, and Jennifer Bires, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, Executive Director of Life with Cancer and Patient Experience, Inova Schar Cancer Institute, talk about fostering intimacy, closeness and relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic and tips to maintain connection.
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Creating Your Own Self-Care Plan and Protecting Yourself from Burnout during COVID-19
You hear this all the time: take care of yourself. Putting ourselves first when it comes to self-care is important before we can take care of those around us. Deborah Kim, MPH, CHC, Inova Well, ACE-Certified Health Coach speaks on self-care and helps guide listeners to create their own self-care plan centered on personal priorities and identify what five senses keep you alert. Having a self-care plan helps to avoid burnout and offset stress because you can focus more on being ‘up’ and optimistic for yourself and those around you.
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Managing Anxiety During COVID-19
This workshop introduces a ‘check in’ system you can use to help identify your needs, monitor your mood, and cope with everyday stressors that arise, presented by Rachel Noble, MS, LPC, Mental Healthcare Provider.
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Compassion Cultivation eWorkshop for Healthcare Workers
In this session, Dr. Lolak presents research linking the practice of self-compassion and our emotional and professional well-being. Gain strategies to practice “Compassion Cultivation” for ourselves and others, which can lead to greater satisfaction in caregiving roles, reduced stress, and more emotional strength.
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