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This first psychoeducational webinar of the two-part series Redefining Self-Care in the Midst of a Global Pandemic will discuss what is needed in addition to routine self-care during a global pandemic. Characteristics of different types of stress, including traumatic stress, will be reviewed as well as the range of stress responses. The speakers will propose additional self-care steps during the current health crisis and provide considerations for when professional help may be beneficial.
Lynn Gullickson Spencer is currently the Technical Services Coordinator and Art, Dance, & Music Librarian at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago as well as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor at Life Care Wellness based in Glen Ellyn and Chicago. She is a trauma specialist who is trained in Somatic Experiencing and EMDR. Co-editor and contributor to The Psychology of Librarianship (Library Juice Press, 2015), Lynn has over 30 years of experience as an academic librarian in the upper Midwest.
Joan Schuitema is currently the Head of Cataloging and Acquisitions at Illinois State University. She earned an MAPC from Loyola University and established Epiphany Counseling Center in conjunction with United Church in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago where she provided counseling services to low income people living in that area. She is a contributor to The Psychology of Librarianship (Library Juice Press, 2015) and is interested in the intersection of counseling and the changing values in technical services. Joan has 43 years of experience as a technical services librarian.
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This webinar is part of the PDA series. Learn more.
February 4, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - February 4, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
January 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - January 26, 2021 @ 3:00 pm