MHA Webinar: How To Support Your Healthcare Worker Staff During COVID-19

How To Support Your Healthcare Worker Staff During COVID-19

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

2:15 pm ET / 1:15 pm CT / 11:15 am PT

Healthcare workers are at increased risk for burnout due to the added stresses from the COVID-19 pandemic. It is imperative to support caretakers so that they are able to continue providing care to others. There are ways in which organizations and supervisors can support their healthcare worker staff during these particularly stressful times.

Join this free, 60-minute webinar where we will discuss the new and existing wellness challenges for healthcare workers:

  • ways to build resilience and improve mental well-being among staff working on COVID-19 response;
  • signs of stress manifesting at work in healthcare settings; and
  • evidence-based recommendations for leaders to support their staff.


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Meet the Presenters:

Jill Fieleke, RN, CNM, PMHNP is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse Midwife who has worked to support and enhance the emotional resilience of individuals and communities in the greater Boston area for the past 25 years. She currently owns a private mental health practice where she primarily cares for healthcare and social service providers, as well as families during their pregnancies and postpartum transitions. Jill also serves on the board of the Emotional PPE Project, a grassroots, nonprofit, mental health collective that serves to connect health care workers with free, confidential therapy during the time of COVID-19.

Jonathan DePierro, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is Clinical Director of Mount Sinai’s new Center for Stress, Resilience and Personal Growth, where he oversees employee-facing resilience training, clinical assessment and intervention services. He is also a supervising psychologist at the Mount Sinai World Trade Center (WTC) Mental Health Program. He has published on novel treatment approaches for PTSD, mental health service needs in WTC and COVID-19 responders, and the physiological consequences of complex trauma. He lives in New York, NY with his wife Vivian, and his dog, Mambru.

This webinar will not provide CEUs, however a certificate of attendance is available upon request. The recording and a copy of the materials will be available for download within 5 business days.

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