Healer, Heal Thyself: Tools for Wellness and Self-Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic (On-demand webinar)

2 modules

Course Length
90 mins

Region IV Public Health Training Center

29 Sep 2021



Note: This is a recording of a webinar held on April 20, 2021.

Training Overview
During this webinar, we will focus on helping public health professionals develop tools needed to enhance their self-care and overall wellness. Approaching wellness from a holistic perspective, participants will leave with actionable items to develop a plan for self-care. The objective is to increase the investment in their personal wellness and self-care while becoming an example for those they serve. This webinar will teach them how to relieve the stresses they face in healthy ways and help them identify mental health resources and natural supports.

The course contains two modules: a content module and a resources and evaluation module. After accessing both modules, learners will earn a certificate of completion. When the certificate is available, learners will see a Certificate button on their dashboard.

This recording is approximately 90 minutes. There are no prerequisites. Participants will need a broadband internet connection (Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred browsers) and computer speakers. For technical support, please contact emoryphtc@emory.edu.

About the Trainer
Lamarr Lewis, LAPC

Lamarr Lewis is a dedicated community servant, mental health advocate, published author, and change agent. As a community-based practitioner, he has worked with such diverse groups as; individuals living with a psychiatric disability, people in recovery, At-Hope (He does not use the term At-Risk) youth, and more. He tirelessly gives back to his community through homeless outreach initiatives, public speaking, mentoring, coaching, and finding ways to develop the next generation of leaders. He is an alumnus of Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, and received his master’s degree from Argosy University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He is currently the Program Manager for DeKalb Community Service Board’s Peer Support and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Programs as well as a mental health therapist and consultant. His lifelong mission is to leave the world better than when he found it.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31680, Public Health Training Centers for $4,348,992. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.


By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • describe the 5 Essential Components of Wellness.
  • identify barriers that can impact consistent engagement in self-care, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • create a plan of action to begin working towards wellness with practical tools that are learned in session.
  • discuss ways to solicit functional support from their personal and professional networks for enhanced collective self-care.


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate of Completion for Online Module

Healer, Heal Thyself: Tools for Wellness and Self-Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic
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