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  Jan 6 Webinar - 9-11 am - Agriculture & Mental Health - Helping in Times of Distress  
  Dean Dittmar  1/3/2022 10:19:00 AM  

Sometimes everyone needs a little help and inspiration.   Feel free to join with your students and colleagues for some professional development.

DATE - Thursday, January 6, 2022  -  9:00 to 11:00 am     View flyer     REGISTER 

SESSION 1 - An Introduction to Helping Skills
In this first session, participants will explore elements of a helping/therapeutic conversation in a 40-minute interactive webinar. Practical application specific to producers and their families will be highlighted, and the webinar will conclude with discussion, questions, and answers

SESSION 2 - Recognizing Signs of Psychological Distress
In the second session, participants will learn to identify typical presentations of depression, anxiety, and suicidality, along with learning triage for suicidal ideation in this 40-minute interactive webinar. Practical application specific to agriculture producers and their families will be highlighted. The webinar will conclude with discussion, questions, and answers.

Series hosted by Dr. Nick Weshinskey, a licensed professional educator in the state of Illinois who also holds national board certification in counseling. His counseling experience has included providing crisis intervention, along with providing outpatient counseling to individuals, couples, families, and
groups. He now serves as a faculty member in the Southern Illinois University
School of Medicine’s Department of Medical Education
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Dean Dittmar
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 217-893-0091 Cell: 618-604-1622
Address: 3358 Big Pine Trail , Champaign, IL 61822
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