Leadership Check-Up Series: Developing Your Resiliency as a Public Health Professional

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This special webinar series offered by ASTHO and the National Council for Behavioral Health’s Behavioral Health Training Institute (BHTI).

As our nation continues to struggle with COVID-19, public health professionals working on the front lines leading activities may be feeling angry, confused, stressed, and dismayed. Join national behavioral health and resilience experts for 60 minute sessions of conversation, reflection, and nourishment to help you continue the vital work of responding to COVID-19 while better supporting your families, friends, co-workers, and communities.


2020 Webinars
When Your Help is Perceived as Harm: Making Sense of Public Reactions to Public Health Action
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This one-hour webinar provides public health officials with an opportunity to understand how the national climate around COVID-19 and health is causing moral injury: the betrayal by people or institutions that should have been trusted to do the right thing. We will explore how leadership is impacted by moral injury and what we can do to support ourselves and our staff during this tumultuous time.
Crisis Leadership and Resiliency: A Trauma-Informed Approach to COVID-19 Response
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This one-hour workshop identifies public health leadership strategies to minimize the impact of anxiety on staff, as well as techniques to promote resiliency and self-care in a trauma-informed way.
Avoiding COVID-19 Burnout: Self-Care and Resiliency for Public Health Leaders
Open to view video.
Open to view video. General concerns and anxieties can be difficult to manage during the best of situations, but what happens when you are trying to manage them as a leader amid a public health crisis? Learn about the range of individual and collective responses to trauma and practice strategies to effectively respond to stress and engage in self-care.
What Can We Learn from Crisis? Leadership, Post-Traumatic Growth and COVID-19
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Our nation is experiencing a collective traumatic event, yet how we each manage this time will determine its individual and collective long-term impact. Explore the concept of post-traumatic growth and how to harness it to emerge from this crisis in a positive direction, both personally and professionally.
Systematic Racism, Health Disparities, and COVID-19: Leading through Complex Trauma with Resilience and Hope
Open to view video.
Open to view video. How do seemingly unrelated but overwhelming global events connect to create complex trauma? How do we reckon with systemic racism, health disparities, COVID-19, and the unprecedented social and economic stress impacting individuals, families, and communities across cultures, generations, genders, and racial groups? Join us to learn about the tools for supporting individuals as they develop healing and resiliency around complex trauma.
Mental Health First Aid: A Primer for Public Health Professionals and Communities
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues. More importantly, however, it’s a tool that public health leaders across the United States have begun to employ to engage in early detection and intervention around the signs and symptoms of specific illnesses. The primer provides concrete tools and engagement with local mental health resources, national organizations, support groups, and online tools for mental health and addiction treatment and support.
2022 Webinars
Now What? How to Create Moral Safety in a Shifting World
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This one-hour webinar provides public health officials with an opportunity to understand the components of moral safety and the causes of moral injury. It provides an exploration of practical steps for creating moral safety during crisis and uncertainty.