Flash Course: Coping with Civil and Political Unrest

There are many contentious topics and events that put communities on edge and create unrest and distress, including: discord, discrimination, trauma, social justice issues, safety concerns, natural disasters, health concerns, political issues, election results, and supreme court decisions among many others. With relentless 24/7 media coverage and the ease with which video can be recorded and shared, it’s inevitable that the country at large will feel the repercussions of these issues and in particular the communities most affected. But what can you do when stress levels and emotions are at an all-time high? This short course will discuss practical ways to build resilience, manage tension and cope with stress during difficult circumstances.



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