Category: MC Events
Published: Apr 12 2017 12:00AM
Celebrating the 15th Annual Arab American Heritage at Montgomery College, please join the Global Nexus program for a special workshop:
<i>Coping with the Current Political Climate</i>
Date: Wednesday, April 19
Time: 12-1:30 p.m.
Location: Rockville Campus, Science Center Bldg. Room 458
The workshop will provide a discussion on how the negative political climate and increase in hate speech may impact our emotional well being. More specifically, the workshop aims to address the following: <ul><li>The impact of our current political environment and the rise in fear, anxiety, isolation, and shame</li><li>Building awareness on how fear is experienced in the brain and body</li><li>Understanding the importance of belonging and acceptance, and their connection to shame and fear</li><li>Coping strategies for intense emotions</li><li>Providing activities (journaling, mindfulness, cognitive techniques) to manage emotions</li></ul>The presenter is Kami Sankar Boyle, LCSW-C.
The event is free and open to the public. It satisfies the multicultural and diversity training requirement. Certificates of attendance will be available at the event.
Questions? Contact Enas Elhanafi at Enas.Elhanafi@montgomerycollege.edu
This event is sponsored by the Global Nexus Program, the Counseling Department-R, in collaboration with the MC Wellness Fair
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