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Self-Care during Covid-19


During a Pandemic and overwhelming racial injustice, caregivers, foster parents, counselors, healthcare workers, and other helping individuals may find themselves experiencing self-deprivation and secondary traumatic stress. Being exposed to traumatic stories from foster youth, media, viewing traumatic videos, witnessing those with Covid-19, being a part of a minority culture that is targeted for racial injustice and feeling the stress of a hurting society can take a serious emotional toll. Participants will understand secondary traumatic stress related to COVID-19. Participants will understand Self-Care. Participants will identify Self-Care strategies. Participants will understand the value of a Self-Care plan.

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Dr Laklieshia Izzard is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and New Jersey, Georgia Certified School Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, an Approved Clinical Supervisor, and a Tri-Care Mental Health Counselor. Dr Izzard is the owner of Shekinah Counseling a virtual private practice with 17 years of community mental health counseling experience with diverse populations. Dr. Izzard practice services include counseling, clinical supervision, mentoring, and training. Dr. Izzard has experience in all levels of education and is an Adjunct Professor of Counseling. Dr. Izzard serves on the Region 3 Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council as the only Newton County member. Dr Izzard serves on the board of directors for National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Georgia, and is a founding member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Dr. Izzard is a founding member and has served as President from 2019-2020 for the American Counseling Association of Georgia. Dr Izzard obtained her doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Argosy University Sarasota, Dr. Izzard has a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the largest HBCU in the nation North Carolina A&T State University and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from a another great HBCU Fayetteville State University.
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