National Wellness Action Alliance: Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series

October 10, 2022 by

Location: Virtual (Zoom)

Date: Oct 12, 2022 - Nov 16, 2022

Start Time: 12:30 pm

End Time: 1:00 pm

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The National Wellness Action Alliance, an action collaborative comprised of faculty from 55 universities and colleges, is bringing together national experts for the Fall 2022 Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series for Faculty and Staff to combat skyrocketing mental health issues in our students, colleagues, friends and families.

This six week webinar series aims to assist faculty and staff across higher education institutions in leading the charge to move toward positive wellness cultures in your environment. By participating in the series, you will build skills, knowledge and confidence to handle stress, optimize health and well-being in yourself and your students, and bring about meaningful change to promote cultures of wellness across your communities.

The six sessions will cover:

Oct. 12 – Hope, Dreams and Connection: Essentials for Optimal Well-Being
Dr. Bernadette Melnyk, The Ohio State University

Oct. 19 – Grieving the Pandemic Through Stories
Dr. Pamela Gampetro and Clare Biedenharn, University of Illinois-Chicago

Oct. 26 – Strengthening Support for Grieving Students: Creation of HEARTS
Dr. Jessica Semin, University of Nebraska

Nov. 2 – Cultivating Emotional Resilience
Dr. Angela Owens, Purdue University

Nov. 9 – Cultivating a Culture of Wellness in Academic Institutions
Dr. Katie Pavek, University of Wisconsin

Nov. 16 – Self-Care in Nursing Education: Enhancing Student Awareness through Experience
Christine Douville, Sacred Heart University


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