Improving the Mental Health and Well Being of our children, youth and parent/caregivers
A PRESNTATION FOCUSED ON MANAGING THE MENTAL WELL-BEING OF OUR POLICE AND 911 DISPATCHERS.
OUR WORLD HAS CHANGED DRAMATICALLY …
The pandemic has brought unprecedented levels of chronic stress, grief, and fear to many individuals. No one is immune. We fear for our health, or economy, re-entry, and the future. Yet, adversity can create resilience. These challenges can strengthen our will, confidence, and our ability to conquer the new normal.
DO YOU FEEL …
- Disconnected from others?
- Worried for your child’s mental Health?
ARE YOU STRUGGLING WITH …
- Balancing competing responsibilities with work and parenting?
- Concern for your child’s current wellness and coping?
- Fear and concern for your child’s future?
- Your own mental health?
YOU WILL LEARN …
- Stress vs Burnout
- Nervous vs Anxiety
- Sadness vs Depression
- Grief vs Mourning
- Trauma-Informed Resilience Factors for Whole Health Wellness
- Skills based and adversity based resilience
- How to create a wellness plan for you and your child
BEHIND THE MASK CAN HELP …
We offer two comprehensive resilience building strategy sessions to choose from
3 Hour Workshop:
You will be an active participant in our skill-building presentation and receive the accompanying workbook complete with individual screening assessments and exercises to build resiliency.
6 Hour Workshop:
Includes all of the above plus a “groupdebriefing” – a protocol-based intervention that allows for the mutual sharing of experiences and emotions, identifying stress reactions and symptoms and which fosters an overall connection with others sharing similar experiences.
Joddie Walker, MSc, RP, CTRS-Clinical, CTTS, Certified Trauma Specialist.
Joddie Walker holds a Masters of Science in Forensic Psychology and is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, and a Certified Trauma Specialist from the National Institute of Trauma and Loss in Children.
She holds Diplomate status with the American Academy of Traumatic Stress and is a National (USA) Credentialed Advanced Advocate. Joddie has over 30 years of experience that includes treatment of first responders, children/youth, and civilians who have a diagnosis of post-traumatic stressdisorder, anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues. She also responded to the New York City terror attack, 9/11. In addition to Joddie’s clinical practice, she has facilitated the development of programs and trainings throughout the USA and Canada on topics such as line of duty death, victimology issues, secondary traumatic stress and how to support the non-offending parent in child abuse investigations. Joddie has conducted interventions for hundreds of Frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.