Can Staff Learn Better Self-Care? Fresh Insights about Physical and Mental Wellness
Join host: Dr. Chris Thurber and special guests: for 30-minutes of enlightening discussion as well as live Q & A.
FREE to EOT subscribers; $20 for non-subscribers.
Date: Tuesday March 17, 2020
Time: 1:00pm ET
Length: 45 minutes
All staff are vulnerable to the stresses of youth leadership, but what makes some more resilient than others? Sleep, exercise, diet, and attitude all play a part, but are sometimes in short supply. Join health educator, Michelle Soucy, and social worker, Marco Thompson, for an insightful conversation about practical wellness strategies to teach all your staff.
Whether you work at day or overnight camp, you'll need to spend your time off wisely so when you're on duty you're ready for anything. Working at camp takes energy and patience, but if you return to camp exhausted or hung-over, you're likely to burn out quickly. This candid module provides solid advice on managing stress and returning refreshed from time off.
Each year, talented youth leaders are arrested and dismissed for dangerous alcohol violations. Rather than regretting a poor decision this season, consider the solid recommendations in this sobering module: Obey the law; don’t ask other staff to break the law; avoid the liability of supplying alcohol to minors; appoint a designated driver; and know your consumption limits.