Registration is open for an online professional development program, Self-Care Is a Verb. This workshop, part of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s professional development program, will be held on Wednesdays, Sept. 19 and 20, 2023, from 1-3 p.m. via Zoom.
Participants will join clinical psychologist Wendy Rapaport in learning or getting a refresher of integrating self-care into your life. In this interactive training, participants will develop strategies around resilience and hardiness as well as processing emotions.
This self-care program is designed to support anyone who is facing burnout and could use help integrating self-care routines, including administrators in health care and education, clinicians, dieticians, doctors, nurses, surgeons and anyone in the medical arena, educators, ed techs and teachers, human resource professionals, lawyers, midwives, doulas and birth workers, and social workers.
Wendy Rapaport, L.C.S.W., M.S.W., Psy.D, is a licensed clinical psychologist on the faculty at the University of Miami School of Medicine Diabetes Research Institute and the UMaine School of Social Work. She is a professional writer with more than 65 published articles and lectures around the country and has specialized in individual, martial, family and group therapy for 40 years.
Participants will receive a certificate of completion, and 0.4 CEUs/4 contact hours are available, upon request. The program cost is $140 per person.