Webinar – Coping with COVID-19 for Direct Support Professionals

Tue, Jun 2nd
1:30pm - 3:00pm

This webinar is designed for direct support professionals supporting people with intellectual disabilities (ID). It will explore the psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ways to cope with these stressors and find ways to still thrive will be explored.

The presenter is Karyn Harvey.  Karyn Harvey has worked as a clinician in the field of intellectual disabilities for over 30 years. She has a master’s degree in Clinical psychology and a Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of Maryland. She has published articles about therapeutic interventions with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), workbooks for individuals with IDD and two books. Her first book, Positive Identity Development was published in 2009 and Trauma –Informed Behavioral Interventions, published in 2011. She is currently a consulting with the developmental disabilities departments of Connecticut and Maryland. In addition, she is the Director of Program Development and Training for the Park Ave Group practice. In 2016 she received the Earl Loschen Award from NADD for Excellence in Clinical Practice. Karyn has been presenting nationally on the topics relating to the pandemic. Karyn also presented at MORC’s 2019 Culture of Gentleness Conference.

This series is free to all participants and generously co-sponsored by MORC Training and Oakland Community Health Network.

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