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Stress Management and De-escalation

April 19, 2023  |  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Central Time
Speaker: Jen McGowan-Tomke, MPH
ADHA members/subscribers: FREE
Non-members: $25

Stress looks different on everyone, so it can be hard to recognize, and bearing stress feels different for everyone. So, it’s important to know what you can do to handle overwhelming situations and manage your own stress with self-care, too. Spend an hour with Jen McGowan-Tomke, MPH, CEO of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Chicago, as she explains tools and strategies to understand how stress looks, feels and how to de-escalate when stress becomes overwhelming. She’ll also cover the justification and importance of self-care as a preventive measure to maintain a healthy relationship with yourself.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize what stress looks and feels like.
  • Describe and utilize tools for de-escalation. 
  • Explain the importance of self-care after stress and as a preventive measure.
Speaker: Jen McGowan-Tomke, MPH, is the Chief Operating Officer at NAMI Chicago. Jen leads NAMI Chicago’s operations, legislative advocacy and provides key support for the NAMI Chicago’s state grant programs. Jen’s policy expertise includes the relationship between mental health and insurance coverage, as well as the impact of individual mental health within the criminal court, juvenile justice, and forensic systems. Jen earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a Masters Degree in Health Policy and Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Public Health.

1.0 LIVE/Interactive CE offered for those in attendance. Certificates will be available under the "Completed" tab in your CE Smart Learning Center immediately following the event. 

For those that cannot attend live, the recording will be automatically available in your CE Smart Learning Center within 24 hours post-event. 1.0 CE can be earned after successful completion of a post-test.
4/19/2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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