7 episodes

Dr. Roger Casey, Director, Education & Dissemination, National Center on Homelessness among Veterans, talks with experts from across the VHA on balancing personal and professional life through wellness and self-care while working with Veterans experiencing homelessness.

Self-care for VA Homeless Program Staff Veterans Health Administration

    • Mental Health
    • 5.0, 2 Ratings

Dr. Roger Casey, Director, Education & Dissemination, National Center on Homelessness among Veterans, talks with experts from across the VHA on balancing personal and professional life through wellness and self-care while working with Veterans experiencing homelessness.

    Mindfulness practices: A discussion

    Mindfulness practices: A discussion

    Jeff Belton, Tai Chi/Qi Gong Instructor, Recreation Assistant, discusses the efficacy of Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and mindfulness practices on health and wellness.

    • 22 min
    Helping staff help themselves

    Helping staff help themselves

    Kristi Whitford, LCSW, HUD-VASH Supervisor, discusses virtual team-building activities to assist staff with feeling connected during uncertain times.

    • 19 min
    Finding camaraderie when working virtual

    Finding camaraderie when working virtual

    Dr. Michal Wilson, Medical Advisor, VHA Homeless Program Office, offers a reflective look at managing stress through emotional validation. Discussion includes tools to assist with finding a relaxing, calm state when faced with isolation, grief, and uncertainty.

    • 22 min
    Caring for yourself: Why it’s important

    Caring for yourself: Why it’s important

    Dr. Brian Meyer, PTSD-SUD Specialist, Clinical Psychologist, discusses the importance of caring for yourself during times of uncertainty and offers specific tools for individual use.

    • 26 min
    Informed sleep tips to promote self-care

    Informed sleep tips to promote self-care

    Anne Wells, LCSW, Mental Health Licensed Clinical Social Worker,
    discusses management of sleep during times of increased stress. The discussion includes specific tools as well as informed tips associated with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.

    • 20 min
    Self-care: Recognition of emotions

    Self-care: Recognition of emotions

    Dr. Matt Stimmel, National Training Director, Veterans Justice Programs, talks about the importance of self-care. The discussion focuses on impactful tools with recognition of reactions and associated emotions.

    • 36 min

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