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Centerstone offers free virtual training this month on understanding self-care

Submitted by Centerstone
updated: 1/29/2021 1:22 PM

Centerstone, a nonprofit health system providing mental health and substance use disorder treatments. will host two free virtual training events about self-care in January.

The Magic of Self Care is offered from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19. A Cat Lady's Guide to Taking Care of You is offered from 2-3 p.m. on Jan. 26.

Both are designed to increase your knowledge about self-care and teach you how to develop your own self-care plan according to your needs.

Prepare to:
• Learn the definitions of burnout, compassion fatigue and secondary trauma and be able to recognize their early warning signs.
• Understand the six different categories of self-care and be able to identify self-care activities for each.
• Understand the importance of a well-rounded self-care plan and the importance of its utilization in your daily life.

The presenter for both events is Abigail Cowser-Barnett, who holds an MSW from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and was a participant in the 2019-20 Trauma-Based Behavioral Fellowship.

To register, contact Zachary Schumacher at (877) 467-3123 ext. 7855, or Zachary.Schumacher@

This training is worth one hour of continuing education for IL LCPC/LPC, IL LCSW/LSW, and IL Nursing (LPN, RN, APN) under IDFPR Professional Counselor CE License No. 197.000263 and IDFPR Nurse CE Sponsor License No. 236.000184.

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