March 11th, 2021
2 Hour Webinar - Mindfulness and Positive Psychology Practices for Addressing Vicarious Trauma among Educators
Speaker: Mitch Abblett, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and Consultant
Time: 10:00am -12:00pm
Description: Particularly in the age of COVID, being an educator or helping professional can be hazardous to one’s emotional health. In this workshop, participants will learn how to spot symptoms of vicarious trauma. You and your colleagues will learn novel mindfulness and positive psychology practices for mitigating its negative effects.
Attendees must participate in all 5 two-hour webinar sessions. PDP/CEU forms must be completed after the 5th session. PDP/CEU forms are available on the page of the last session of the 10 hour webinar. You will receive your certificates at the end of the 2020-2021 school year.
MPY webinars are available to ONLY current employees of member districts and organizations. Public school memberships include police and fire personnel. Former and retired employees, members of committees including but not limited to PTO/PTA, PAC, School Improvement Councils, Health Councils, Drug/Alcohol Councils and school volunteers are not considered MPY members.
PDPs and CEUs
PDPs are offered for all MPY professional development webinars. PDPs are issued for a minimum of 10 hours. Any combination of webinars an individual attends will be used to accumulate PDPs. All 5 sessions of each 10 Hour Webinar must be attended in order to receive 10 PDPs.
PDPs certificates will be issued at the end of the school year for all MPY conferences an individual attends during this school year. PDPs can only be issued to participants who have attended the webinars and submitted the appropriate paperwork. PDP certificates will be emailed to attendees.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for clinical staff, upon approval from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). CEUs are no longer available through the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, Inc. (MaMHCA). Approval is granted by the NASW for each event. Event participants may request CEUs by filling out the appropriate paperwork.
Event Cancellation Policy
If you are unable to attend any MPY event after registering, you must cancel online at least 72 hours prior to event. For assistance email Lauren@mpyinc.org.