Join the Caregiver Support Network Friday October 8 at 2 pm EST - online via Zoom for a free webinar on Self-care, local resources and mental health
Let's Talk About Caregivers and Mental Health - Click here to link to the video (takes you to YouTube)
Presented by Bridget Britton, Behavioral Health Field Specialist, OSU Extension
Bridget has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Social Work, and is a licensed social worker. She has worked in the mental health field for over 10 years. Bridget has certifications to teach Mental Health First Aid, QPR (Question Persuade Refer), and Trauma 101. She has worked with OSU Extension for 5 years after time as a therapist and foster care supervisor. Who should attend this training?
Caregivers that live in a rural setting
Anyone working or living on a farm
People that want to learn more about improving mental health in limited access areas
What will the training focus on?
Concentrating on self-care when it is difficult to get away from the home or the farm
How to stay connected and in tune with our mental health needs when services are limited
Looking into local resources, when there is a lack of them in our rural communities
Deeper dive into the unique stressors of Rural and Agricultural communities
Contact: Laura Akgerman at 614-292-0622 or email@example.com
Attendees seeking an accommodation to participate in the webinar are encouraged to contact Laura Akgerman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests made 10 days prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. The webinar will be auto-captioned, recorded and posted at https://agrability.osu.edu/caregiver-support-network/caregiver-resource-videos