Staying Connected During These Disconnected Times
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Noon – 1:30 p.m. ET
How do we identify when we are stressed? How has the global pandemic contributed to stress? Is it possible to truly stay connected while social distancing? This webinar will answer these questions and more. The webinar includes one-hour presentation and 30 minutes for questions.
- Participants will be able to identify the difference between mental health and mental illness.
- Participants will be able to identify common mental health disorders.
- Participants will be able to identify signs and symptoms of mental illness.
- Participants will be able to identify how stress affects a person.
- Participants will be able to describe ways to stay connected safely.
- Participants will be able to describe the importance of self-care.
- Participants will be able to identify when self-care needs attention.
- Participants will be able to list appropriate self-care techniques.
Speaker – Janika N. Joyner, LCSW, CCTP
Janika N. Joyner is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Chesapeake, Virginia, who specializes in trauma as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) through the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP). She earned her Master of Social Work with a Clinical Concentration from Norfolk State University in 2012 and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Social Work. She is also approved to provide supervision towards Clinical Social Work Licensure in Virginia. Janika has been employed with The Barry Robinson Center for 14 years where she has served as a Clinical Therapist and Clinical Trainer.
Janika founded Higher Elevation Psychosocial Services, LLC in 2017 to address the effects that adverse childhood experiences have on the mind, body and spirit. Janika has a special interest in working with adolescent girls and women who have experienced trauma, issues with adjustment, coping with stress, grief/loss, anxiety and an array of other mental health issues.
Janika currently serves on the Chesapeake Interagency Consortium (CIC) Board as the private provider representative. She has spoken at local, state and national conferences as a panelist, presenter and host.
Janika is an Amazon best-selling author, speaker and psychotherapist. She has been featured in HuffPost, Seventeen, Bustle, Fatherly, Elite Daily and Successful Black Parenting Magazine.