CE Course for Social Workers and Health Care Professionals
Supporting Your Client’s Emotional Well-Being Featuring Kristine Theurer, PhD, Founder, Java Group Programs
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Place: 35 Park Place, Suite 100, Appleton
If talking about emotions or encouraging others to do so sounds terrifying to you, you are not alone. It takes bravery and kindness to do this well. Why is dealing with emotions so important in our work? Emotions play a crucial role in our lives, because they help us find meaning and to function individually, build close relationships with others in groups and feel connected within our communities.
Most people think about well-being or happiness as a state that is free from emotional pain. However, research is demonstrating that acknowledging all feelings is important. When we express our emotions in a healthy way, our self-understanding and well-being improves. When we do this, we give permission for others to do this as well. Healthcare professionals will learn practical tips on how to help patients, care providers and others move through and past emotions that increase suffering.
Following this presentation the participant will be able to:
• Understand the concept of emotional sensitivity and how it affects our work with others
• Identify three ways to increase emotional engagement in groups
• Understand what to say and do when negative emotions such as grief, anger, anxiety or distress come up in groups
• Describe how to use mindful communication to deal with emotions
The Optimum Life CE series is a pre-recorded webcast
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