The COVID-19 pandemic can feel overwhelming and stressful due to longer work hours and caring for yourself and others. More of us are experiencing, anxiety, fear, anger, sadness, and helplessness. Self-care is important so you are equipped to maintain your physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual health. The PEMSS model is a holistic approach that focuses on five areas (Physical, Emotional, Mental, Social and Spiritual) and properly implementing applicable, direct self-care from any of these areas. Using this model will eradicate the challenge of identifying self-care behaviors that are effective for maintaining personal and professional well-being in the face of the unique demands of work. Objectives: To better understand the PEMSS Model and define targeted self-care. To identify untargeted self-care patterns and blocks to implementing targeted self-care. To learn how to develop intentional, targeted self-care with mindfulness.
We invite you to attend this weekly learning series to connect with experts in many topics of interest to our staff, peers and members. Our experts will provide information and resources to create an informative experience with topics that impact the recovering community. The goal is to provide a topical educational series benefitting Recovery Support Specialists (RSS) working with peers by increasing their knowledge and access to services for special populations. This series will be held every Wednesday starting January 20th through March 17th at 12:30 pm. Please use the link to register for 1 or all events in the series.