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Coping with COVID in our Everyday Lives: Evidence for What Works
December 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
For many of us, the accumulated stress, grief, fatigue, and despair of the Covid-19 crisis pose a significant challenge to our coping resources. While this perfect storm of stressors may be unprecedented, there is much we know about how to cope with and manage stress, even at these levels.
In this talk, Dr. Kanter will describe new research on predictors of coping with the crisis and effective interventions for reducing depression and loneliness during the crisis. Dr. Kanter integrates these new findings with established science and offers strategies for managing the psychological consequences of the crisis in our everyday lives.
- Review results of national research on effective coping tips during the pandemic (helpful in non-pandemic times as well)
- Understand and practice evidence-based mindfulness strategies for effective coping
- Understand and practice evidence-based strategies for improving well being and closeness with others