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The Importance of Resiliency & Self Care in Public Health, Part 2 Leaders (On Demand-No CE) is a Course

The Importance of Resiliency & Self Care in Public Health, Part 2 Leaders (On Demand-No CE)

Started Mar 29, 2021


Full course description

PLEASE NOTE: No CE or certificate are available in this free version of the course.

If you are seeking CE or a certificate of completion, you will need to enroll in the paid CE version:

While the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is evident on the public health and healthcare systems, the frontline staff who are involved in response efforts of this prolonged crisis are among those most impacted. Public health leaders in health departments and other healthcare settings can build resiliency in themselves and among their teams through small investments to address their mental and emotional well-being. This webinar will provide tangible tools for public health and nurse leaders to reflect on past challenges, identify team needs, and apply appropriate responses and resources to barriers in ways that are both manageable and sustainable.

This session, originally held on March 25, 2021, is geared towards public health and nurse leadership. Part 1 will focus on strategies geared towards public health and nursing staff.


Public health and nurse leaders, particularly those working in health departments and healthcare systems, and also public health leaders not involved in frontline COVID-19 response

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the impact of pandemic stress on staff you manage
  • Describe how to assess your team’s changing needs and identify burnout
  • Identify resources to strengthen individual and collective resilience
  • Describe how guide team members to set boundaries


Kendra Bylsma, BA, Director of Wellness, Encompass

Sara Eklove, LMSW, SAP, Executive Director, Encompass & ERS

Jessi Zielinski, LMSW, SAP, Vice President of Organization Development & Training, Encompass


This training is co-sponsored by the Michigan Public Health Association Epidemiology Section.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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