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Burnout, Wellness, and Self-Care: A Mental Health Pandemic

  • 05 Jun 2020
  • 12:00 PM
  • Webinar


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • (Additional $10 admin fee if requesting CE)
  • (Additional $10 admin fee if requesting CE)
  • (Additional $10 admin fee if requesting CE)

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Join us for another NPA Friday Noon (1-Hour) Webinar…

“Burnout, Wellness, and Self-Care:
A Mental Health Pandemic"

Friday, June 5, 2020 – Noon CDT

This webinar will focus on helping mental health professionals recognize the signs, symptoms, and risk factors for burnout, understand the impact of burnout on clinical work and personal mental health, address self-care challenges related to transitioning to telehealth, and help clinicians develop their self-care tool kit.

    Presenters: Garret Blankenship, Ph.D. and Oksana Sklyarov, MA

    Garrett Blaneknship, Pys.D. — graduated with a bachelor’s in biology from the University of Texas at Arlington, later receiving post-baccalaureate minors in chemistry and psychology. He completed his graduate studies in clinical psychology at George Fox University and his clinical internship at Options in Psychology through the High Plains Psychology Internship Consortium. His dissertation was on the role of emotional intelligence and spiritual well-being in preventing burnout in doctoral students. Dr. Blankenship also completed supplemental research projects in the areas of Autism Treatment, Help Seeking Behaviors in Men, Treatment Outcomes, Neuropsychological Substrates of Emotional Intelligence, and Neuropsychology of Musicians.

    Currently, Dr. Blankenship is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Options in Psychology in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. His primary clinical interests are attachment, trauma, personality/character disorders and dysfunction, ADHD, Emotional Disorders, human sexuality, addictions, and comprehensive psychological evaluations. He intends to obtain his post-doctorate master’s degree in clinical psychopharmacologyst.

    Oksana Sklyarov has a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from George Fox University and will be receiving her Psy.D. in July, 2020. Currently, she is finishing her doctoral internship and will be starting a 2-year neuropsychology and forensic post doc in Arizona. Her clinical focus has been forensic psychology. Ms. Sklyarov has worked in juvenile detention centers, police departments, psychiatric/forensic hospitals, the Idaho Innocence Project, in private practice doing forensic work in jails and prisons working high-profile criminal cases, and sex offender treatment programs. She primarily does evaluations, including violence risk, psychosexual, domestic violence, child custody, and parenting capacity evaluations. Her dissertation looked at the impact of ACE on attachment and mentalization in sex offenders.

    NPA Members: $0 ($10 with CE)
    General Registration/Nonmembers: $20  ($30 with CE)
    Interns, Graduate Students: $5

    Learning Objective
    At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

    1.  Identify and list signs, symptoms, and risk factors for burnout; describe the impact of burnout on clinical work and personal mental health, and specify how to address self-care challenges related to transitioning to telehealth.

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    The Nebraska Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Nebraska Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. Participants attending this live webinar can receive 1(one) CE for psychologists.

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