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Practice Makes Progress: Making a Plan for Self-Care and Keeping It
This webinar will cover 4 key elements of self-care, that include mental health, emotional (heart), spiritual (spirit), and physical health (body). Participants will learn about the importance of self-care, key -concepts including mindfulness and self-love, and will have access to printable tools to better identify feelings and emotions, and ways to start and keep a self-care routine.
In addition, this presentation reviews compassion, empathy and how we can practice self-compassion and validation and hope, while avoiding toxic positivity.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Any person caring for an individual with a mental health, developmental disability, and/or substance use disorder. Family members and caregivers are encouraged to participate to build self-care skills to help them avoid caregiver fatigue.

Presented by: Kate Barrow, Community Engagement Specialist, Community Engagement and Empowerment Team, NC DHHS, DMH/DD/SAS

Kate joined the NC DHHS Community Engagement and Empowerment Team in December 2018. Kate is a family member to a person with a developmental disability, as well as several family members who identify as neuro-diverse (ADHD, ASD, severe anxiety & Sensory Processing Disorder). She also has a lived experience as someone in recovery from postpartum depression and anxiety, often sharing her experience with other parents she meets who find themselves sharing a similar experience. Kate draws on her educational background in sociology to help fuel her passion for building stronger communities, by promoting and educating others on the importance of inclusion and self-determination for all people.

This webinar will be recorded. The recording & transcription can be made available upon request by emailing Toni at tstephens@ecacmail.org

Closed captioning is available upon request. Please let Toni know 1 week in advance to guarantee the availability of a captioner. and include the event name, date & time. Please put CLOSED CAPTIONING REQUEST in subject line,

Aug 13, 2020 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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