Mental Health in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mental Health in the COVID-19 Pandemic
(Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters III)

Learning Objectives

After active engagement in this program, participants will be better able to:

  • Assess and evaluate the mental health burden of the current COVID-19 pandemic
  • Prevent and manage traumatic stress related disorders, including children and families, applied to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Prepare to practice Psychological First Aid, self care, and enhanced resilience of healthcare professionals in disasters
  • Collaborate with colleagues in healthcare, first responders and the Red Cross

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The results are in! Congratulations to the recipients of the 7 projects that have received funding from the CPD COVID-19 Response Fund. Read more about these projects here: https://t.co/A4qNnqdKud View Media
Jun 1, 2020 2:00 pm

Are you a frontline health care worker facing anxiety, burnout or #PTSD during #COVID19? Find out if iCBT is for you. Supports include self-referral, online peer discussion groups & access to confidential support from a clinician. https://t.co/e327NxJ4LH #COVID19ON View Media Retweeted by CPD U of T
Jun 1, 2020 10:13 am

Last speaker this morning Dr. Payal Agarwal talks about pilot results looking at how patients views on appropriate vs. inappropriate uses for #virtualcare. Notes that overall, patients are very good at knowing which method type is most appropriate, depending on their care needs. View Media Retweeted by CPD U of T
May 29, 2020 9:00 am

On episode eighteen of #UofT's #COVID19 What's Next? podcast hosted by Vivek Goel: A World with COVID-19 #UofTCOVIDResearch 🎧 https://t.co/OB8WmIMYyq View Media Retweeted by CPD U of T
May 28, 2020 2:31 pm

Webinar: Exercise and nutritional strategies are critical in maintaining peak performance. Connect with us on Wed. June 3 at 6 pm and learn how to use these strategies to mitigate fatigue and improve mood and cognitive performance. Register today: https://t.co/ArfKe4lYQK View Media
May 25, 2020 1:30 pm

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