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Stress Management for Health Care Workers


9:00am - 9:40am


Breakout Room A

About the Workshop

Topic: Stress Management for Health Care Workers

Workshop objectives


This workshop will provide an overview of stress and burnout in healthcare workers both in the global and local context. Attendees will learn the signs of stress, burnout and compassion fatigue and learn practical strategies to better manage stress in their everyday lives. Organizational level strategies to address stress & burnout will also be highlighted.  

At the end of this workshop attendees will be able to:

·  Understand stress, burnout and compassion fatigue

·  Understand the basic principles of stress management

·  Recognize stress triggers and how to manage them

·  Learn practical strategies to reduce and manage stress/burnout

·  Use coping tips for managing stress both on and off the job

·  Create an action plan help reduce and manage stress 

Your Presenter

Ms. Djavila Ho

Ms. Djavila Ho

Djavila Ho is a licensed Associate Clinical Psychologist who has worked in clinical practice spanning both public and private settings in Kingston, Jamaica. She presently serves as the president of the Jamaican Psychological Society (JamPsych) and is an Executive director of KAHLE Journey, a not-for-profit organization with the vision of creating trauma-informed Caribbean societies. As a Senior Associate at KAD Morgan & Associates, her practice focuses on adolescent and adult trauma and stress-related disorders, grief, and mood disorders. She has a passion for mental health policy and initiatives focused on developing accessible, affordable and high quality trauma-informed mental health care.

She sits on the President & Elders Committee of the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations (CANPA), is co-chair of the Global Mental Health Steering committee in the APA’s Global Psychology Alliance (GPA), is an International Affiliate member of the American Psychological Association (APA), and a member of the International Council of Psychologists (ICP).

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