Note: This workshop has limited capacity. If you are unable to enroll, the course might be full. This is an online, interactive workshop on December 7, 2023 from 8:45am-12pm ET. Participants will use Zoom to join with both video and audio. This workshop is sponsored by The Region IV Public Health Training Center.
“Your vision is sometimes seen through your actions. As leaders, it's our responsibility to give our teams the experience of that vision by our work each day.” ― Janna Cachola
“If I put others first, I will never find myself being last.”― Craig D. Lounsbrough
“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” – Thurgood Marshall, first African American on the U.S. Supreme Court
This workshop will focus on helping public health leaders and managers develop the tools needed to successfully support their staff by prioritizing their mutual wellness. The pandemic has dramatically altered how many of us work and has brought increased attention to work-life balance issues. By approaching wellness from a holistic perspective, participants will leave with actionable items to develop a more supportive culture within their scope of influence. This class will teach them how to encourage diversity and inclusion, have open dialogue about issues that cause burnout and decrease staff morale, and help them identify stressors early before they develop into larger problems. When leaders invest in the overall well-being of staff and model the practice of self-care, organizations become stronger and better positioned to recruit, retain and maximize performance of top talent.
About the Trainer:
Lamarr Lewis, LAPC, is a dedicated public servant, mental wellness advocate, published author, and change agent. As a community-based practitioner, he has worked with such diverse groups as; individuals living with psychiatric disabilities, 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 a mental health therapist, trainer, 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 $4,404,138. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
- Communicate information in ways that empower staff and generate value amongst their team.
- Describe how personal issues, past experiences and cultural barriers impact their own ability to model consistent self-care for themselves and others.
- Develop ways to increase functional support and promote collective wellness for their staff through innovative engagement methods and practical tools.
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate certificate of completion for webinars and PHPAs
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