New! Resilience Training


By popular demand, your 2021 New Year’s Resolution, take care of yourself. So you can take care of your staff and your community.

FREE Member-only webinar series on reducing your stress and helping you reduce the anxiety and stress of others, from January through March.

The 3 webinars are presented by counselor Lori Schaefer. Take one, take all three webinars.

Reduce your own stress and that of your staff. Then learn techniques to help you help your customers and community lower the pandemic-induced anxiety.

Complimentary. In our latest survey of members, you ranked addressing the ongoing pandemic as one of your top three topics where you want LERN to help right now.

Sign up for each webinar separately.

January Session
Resiliency and Reframing for Educators and Lifelong Learning Professionals

Take away strategies to manage brain health challenges, including positive reframing, developing resiliency, and setting realistic expectations of ourselves and others. We are all experiencing heightened levels of stress and potentially, increased anxiety, depression and loneliness. In this webinar, you will:

• Learn habits of emotionally resilient educators and lifelong learning professionals
• Create personal strategies to build resiliency in themselves and others
• Implement mindfulness apps and techniques to reduce stress

Tuesday, January 26
4pm ET, 3pm CT, 2pm MT, 1pm PT

Email info@lern.org on how to Sign Up. No charge. Exclusive to LERN Members

February Session
Helping During Crisis: Mental Health & Empathetic Listening
People are scared. Colleagues may be feeling a loss of control and are looking to others to acknowledge and support them during these major changes. As educators and lifelong learning professionals, it is essential to understand the importance of the grief cycle and empathetic listening. When you can accurately hear and understand the core emotional feelings inside a person, the more they trust you. In this webinar, you will:

• Learn the difference between empathy and sympathy
• Understand the emotional stages people are experiencing by discussing the grief cycle
• Develop techniques to acknowledge people’s fears and respond with effective phrases the reassure staff.
• Learn how to practice steps of crisis intervention including creating awareness, providing support, providing psychological safety and moving towards acceptance.

Tuesday, February 16
4pm ET, 3pm CT, 2pm MT, 1pm PT

Email info@lern.org on how to Sign Up. No charge. Exclusive to LERN Members

March Session
Reducing the Stigma: Employee Mental Health

Many employees are juggling health concerns and increased anxiety combined with their job and family responsibilities. This leaves them at risk for stress, loneliness, burnout, isolation, and depression. Discover how to support people with mental health strategies now, more than ever. And recognize the signs of fatigue in yourself. In this webinar you will:

• Discuss symptoms of compassion fatigue syndrome
• Develop dialogue that builds trust, shows support, and avoid awkward conversations surrounding mental/brain health.
• Practice using trauma informed language to increase trust in each other.

Tuesday, March 9
4pm ET, 3pm CT, 2pm MT, 1pm PT

Email info@lern.org on how to Sign Up. No charge. Exclusive to LERN Members

Again, please sign up for each webinar individually. You may attend one or more webinars.

Thank you for being a LERN member and serving your community.

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