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Emerging Themes in Behavioral Health 2024

April 19 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Navigating the Divide: Understanding the Impact of Polarization on Mental Health

Speaker:

Karol Darsa, Psy.D.

Description:

In this course, “Navigating the Divide: Understanding the Impact of Polarization on Mental Health,” participants will look at how deep divides in society can affect our mental health. Dr. Darsa will use real stories and important numbers to help learners see the different kinds of division and the problems they cause, using information from trusted sources like the American Psychological Association. The course will teach useful ways to lessen the detrimental effects of division, focusing on listening well, being empathetic, and having a better understanding of the media. Dr. Darsa will also discuss how having certain advantages such as access to healthcare can influence division.

Learning Objectives:
  • List different forms of polarization, including political, social, ideological, and economic, by examining real-life examples and statistics.
  • Define how polarization contributes to stress, anxiety, and other mental health challenges.
  • Identify various approaches for mitigating the adverse effects of polarization.
Learning Levels:
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
In-Person Approvals:

CE approvals: APA, NYSEDSW, NYSEDLMHC, NYSEDPSY, NYSEDMFT

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Date:
April 19
Time:
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Event Category:
Website:
https://emergingthemes.ce-go.com/emerging-themes-in-behavioral-health-2024

Venue

UCLA Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States