Webinar on Covid-19 and nurses’ mental, emotional health, May 16
A training webinar “Covid-19 Pandemic: Addressing Nurses’ Mental & Emotional Well-Being” will be hosted by the Philippine Nurses Association of Georgia (PNAGA) on Saturday, May 16 to provide an overview of the pandemic’s effects on nurses’ stress level and its common threats to their mental and emotional well-being.
The webinar instructor, Dr. Jeannie Estella Celestial, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Department of Mental Health in Vallejo, California. Her ancestral lineage is from Cebu and Cavite, Philippines.
Discussion will include the holistic well-being of nurses of Philippine descent and several coping skills to manage work-related stress. Registration is open to the first 100 nurses of Philippine descent who sign-up.
Through questions and answer session, the nurses will have an opportunity to have a conversation of their experiences, emotional challenges and coping skills that could be valuable in addressing their mental and emotional well-being.
Time: May 16, 2020 02:00 p.m. in Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/register/WN_t24-Btu-T9C3r2eB64qbZQ
Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/THEPNAGA/posts/3210487648961756
In 2019-2020, Dr. Celestial served as the inaugural Chair for the Filipinx Mental Health Initiative-Solano (FMH-Solano), a community-driven coalition to empower the community through education and culturally responsive mental health services. (*Filipinx includes those who identify as Filipinos, Filipinas, & Filipinx.) She is also one of the authors of The Filipino Instant Pot Cookbook, a bestselling guide to making beloved Filipino dishes in your electric pressure cooker.