Mental Health: Supporting Others While Avoiding Compassion Fatigue
Presenters: Chelsea Williams + Lori Rothstein
Cost: $10 * Scholarships Available Registration Required: https://mycche.org/event/mental-health-supporting-others-while-avoiding-compassion-fatigue/
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Feeling burnt out? Join us in a conversation to address compassion fatigue and dive into self- and collective care strategies you can use in the workplace and at home
Presenters: Chelsea Williams is a Health and Nutrition Extension Educator at the University of Minnesota Extension. Chelsea supports Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), particularly in the new focus area of mental flourishing. Within her role, Chelsea works to incorporate mental well-being activities into nutrition education and to support the well-being of her team as well as SNAP-Ed eligible communities. Chelsea also works with local cultural healers and other public health professionals to engage the community in dialogue around the relationships between culture, nutrition, healing, and well-being.
Lori Rothstein brings a host of experiences in community development - from northern Minnesota to Namibia - to Extension's Leadership and Civic Engagement team. Before joining Extension in 2010, Lori was a training and facilitation specialist for Tetra Tech ARD in Burlington, VT. There, Lori facilitated strategic planning efforts and provided training on engaging all community members to USAID (U.S. Agency for International Development)-funded projects worldwide. Before that, she worked for Extension's Horizons program, coaching five rural Minnesota communities through an 18-month process to reduce the effects of poverty through community action. Lori also has experience as a Crisis Corps Volunteer in Kenya, a Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia, an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer in Alaska, as well as an educator and consultant for projects worldwide. Lori is a MN Extensions Center for Community Vitality Educator.
Date & Time
October 28, 2020
9:15AM - 10:00AM
Health & Wellness Grand Marais Hovland / Arrowhead Trail Grand Portage Gunflint Trail Lutsen Hovland Tofte / Schroeder