1-HOUR LUNCH N’ LEARN SESSIONS FROM MARCH 10 – APRIL 28, 2021
Sleep and the Importance of Hydration Especially While Wearing masks
You will learn to hydrate properly while navigating challenges you may experience as a healthcare professional while wearing PPE. Chris helps you navigate and overcome challenges faced by shift workers when it comes to sleep quality and maintaining a proper sleep schedule.
Wednesday, April 7, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Certified Personal Trainer since 2008; CHEK IMS – certification in Integrated Movement Science; Poliquin® International Certification Program (PICP) Strength and Conditioning Coach’ Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner.
Eva will be covering how we are experiencing COVID, what to look out for with individuals; strategies for wellness during COVID and services and resources available.
Wednesday, April 14, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Eva Molawka- Lee, MSW, BSW, RSW, ADS is a registered social worker who graduated from her Masters of social Work at University of Waterloo with health focus. She has worked with at risk youth and mental health and addictions for 20 years. She is a skilled counsellor with an exceptional work ethic and demonstrated ability of providing counselling and case management services in the mental health and addiction sector. Her focus of care is cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and trauma informed practice. She is a CPI trainer and has extensive experience engaging community organizations, institutions and community members in Substance use prevention workshops and health promotion.
Live interactive experiential sessions with 3 key elements: (1) practical strategies for stress reduction, (2) mindfulness, meditation, mindbody practices, (3) time to “check in” with participants, share, listen to one another’s common struggles (peer support element included).
Wednesday, April 21, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Dr. Marcia Kostenuik MD CCFP BSc is a medical psychotherapist and a former emergency room physician who brings a practical approach to wellness and mental health. She created Psychological First Aid Tools for COVID-19 and facilitates peer support groups for the Canadian Medical Association. Her current clinical practice involves treating physicians suffering from burnout, post-traumatic stress, anxiety, and interpersonal difficulties. Her academic work includes teaching psychotherapy and practice management skills to medical residents. Dr. Kostenuik created and teaches a Mindful Parenting Course for Physicians, leads Stress Reduction sessions, runs Virtual Retreats, speaks to organizations about wellness and communication skills, and is a certified yoga instructor. She has been awarded the Daniel Glazier Award by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for her work in mental health and suicide prevention and is a member of the board of directors of the Medical Psychotherapy
Tuning In: Using Music to Promote Health, Wellness, and Care
This one-hour workshop will provide participants with a close look at:
• The role of music in accompanying each of us through various life experiences
• Why music can provide physical, emotional, and cognitive support during
difficult or stressful periods of time
• How to use music and musical tools as coping strategies for wellness, in dealing with grief, and supporting overall health
Join music therapist SarahRose Black for a lunch time of conversation and connection about music and musical resources in the spirit of individual and community support in the midst of this unique and often challenging time in the world.
Wednesday, April 28, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Dr. SarahRose Black is a certified music therapist and registered psychotherapist, specializing in palliative care and psychosocial oncology at both the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Kensington Hospice in Toronto. She is a pianist, vocalist, violinist, and music health educator, and has performed, taught, and presented on her clinical work and research across Canada. She obtained her doctorate from the University of Toronto, exploring music therapy in the context of assisted dying. SarahRose is the Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Music Therapy, and continues to teach, research, and provide music therapy and psychosocial care in her daily clinical practice