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Recognizing and Managing Stress

Jan 21, 2021 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Learn how to identify and manage stress in yourself and others.

The current pandemic has led to increased stress levels for people everywhere.  These stressors include self-isolation, forced business closings and lingering unemployment.  Having the ability to  recognize and manage stress  during this time is crucial. Are you ready to learn how to identify and deal with stress in your life?  Do you have family or friends attempting to deal with stress?

Presented in partnership with the University of Illinois Extension. During this workshop you will learn:

  • Methods for identifying stress within yourself and others
  • Techniques for using empathy and active listening
  • Examples of constructive emotion-focused coping skills
  • Effective research-based actions

About the Presenter:  Pam Schallhorn is an Extension Specialist in Community & Economic Development.  Her teaching and research interests include entrepreneurial development, downtown redevelopment, and the outmigration of youth and stress management.  Before coming to Illinois Extension, she was a commercial and agricultural lender, and an SBDC Director.  For the last two years, she has been working with a small team of professors and Extension specialists led by Michigan State University providing Farm Stress training to over five hundred Farm Service Agency employees, as well as participants in the American Farm Bureau and National Farmers Union 2019 conferences.

Registration is required. Sign up to get the Zoom link. 

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January 21, 2021
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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