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Coping with Covid-19 Stress

Date: June 2 and June 9, 2020

Time: 2-3 pm, ET

Approval: 2 PDH in Domain III

Presenter: Jim Porter

Price: $39/member, $59/non-member

Session Description:  

Coping with Covid-19 Stress

How can you help clients manage stress when they are working more while babysitting and teaching their children, cooking more, cleaning more, and worrying more about their own health and the health of their families in this time of crisis? This two-part webinar series has the answer to these questions and more. Author and stress expert James Porter, will introduce you to a six step stress-prevention model that you can use to teach your clients and/or employees simple but effective strategies to lower stress and build resilience at home and in the workplace. Understanding how stress plays havoc with the immune system, how pandemic stress symptoms are layered over everyday stress symptoms, how to turn anxiety into action and how to get comfortable with risk are all key points covered in this presentation.


By the conclusion of this 2-part program you will be able to teach others:

How to recognize the symptoms of both pandemic and everyday stress.

How to use problem-solving to feel safer and more relaxed during the crisis.

How thinking contributes to every stressful event and how to short-circuit that stressful thinking on the fly.

How to use mindfulness and present-moment awareness as a refuge from both anger and anxiety.

How to create a resilience routine to prevent stress from happening in the first place.

How to build a social support network in spite of social distancing.

Presenter Bio:

Jim Porter, CEO of StressStop, is author of dozens of books, workbooks, audios and videos on managing stress including “The Stress Profiler,”  “Stop Stress This Minute” and “The Employee Stress Reduction and Resilience Handbook” which together have sold over 400,000 copies. Mr. Porter has lectured on stress management at universities, major corporations and for government agencies including: MIT, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, GlaxoSmithKline, Time Inc, The FBI, The CIA, The US NAVY and the US Army. He has presented at numerous professional conferences including EAPA, WELCOA, IRAE, National Wellness and NCEAPA. He has also appeared on The CBS Morning News, and his work has been reported on by Good Morning America, Ladies Home Journal, The Associated Press, and The NY Daily News. His articles on stress have been published online by Forbes, HuffPost, Apple News, and Inc.