NAA Webinar: Mental Health Awareness Week
Mental Health Awareness Week: MAINTENANCE STRESS Monday—Regulating Stress in Times of Crisis
Monday, May 2, 3 PM EST
When crisis strikes for maintenance teams, panic sets in and fatigue and burnout are soon to follow. Thoughts and sensations derived from the crisis often compound our fears, leading to impaired performance. Join our hosts, Paul Rhodes and Chris Caramanica, senior maintenance professionals, and Elizabeth Guroff, a mental-health expert with the National Council for Mental Wellbeing. Together, we will discuss the impact that crisis has on the brain, while providing you with strategies for self-regulation as part of building our compassion resilience.
Discuss key insights and strategies, such as:
- Understanding the impact crisis has on our brains
- Discussing the 6 R’s of regulating interventions
- Describing three self-regulation strategies
Mental Health Awareness Week: Responding to TRAUMA Tuesday—The Impact of Trauma & How to Become Resilient
Tuesday, May 3, 2 PM EST
Trauma is a person’s emotional response to a distressing experience. The impact of trauma is prevalent, tailor-made to one’s past and generally comes without warning. Individuals, organizations and communities can take specific actions to understand the burden of past traumas and minimize re-traumatization in the present and future. The National Apartment Association (NAA) and the National Council for Mental Wellbeing believe organizations must go beyond being trauma informed and become resilience oriented.
Get a better understanding of:
- The prevalence, impact and science of trauma
- The connection between behavior and trauma
- Trauma-informed, resilience-oriented intervention techniques to use with those we serve
- Healthy strategies for combatting compassion fatigue & building resilience through self-care
Mental Health Awareness Week: Mitigating BURNOUT Wednesday—Burnout Happens, Self-Care Can Help
Wednesday, May 4, 2 PM EST
Do you or others you know describe stress as your “new normal”? Maintaining mental wellbeing is a critical part of sustaining our families, workplaces and communities. But it’s up to us to learn the symptoms of stress and burnout in ourselves and others, create mentally healthy daily routines, and find out where to get help when things get overwhelming. Join licensed clinician, Amelia (“Ami”) Roeschlein, DSW, MA, LMFT, as we share innovative strategies of self-care. These strategies can be implemented immediately to safeguard, support and manage staff and colleagues through difficult emotions and challenging times.
Learn how to bounce back from burnout by:
- Understanding of the signs and impact of stress on general functioning
- Observing how to set up daily routines of self-care
- Learning tools and techniques to help manage stress and promote mental health and resilience
Mental Health Awareness Week: Tools for COPING Thursday—How to Cope and Manage Onsite Challenges
Thursday, May 5, 2 PM EST
Onsite teams encounter many daily challenges to maintaining their mental health. From pet regulations to plumbing disasters and residents who lose their cool, onsite teams must face each issue with a strategic mind and calm disposition. Even the best property managers need help sometimes. Join us as we wrap up NAA’s Mental Health Awareness Week by exploring coping tools for maintaining mental wellness and sustaining property-manager roles over time. Hosted by senior onsite professionals, Pete Regules of CORT Business Services and John Sons of Burling Capital Properties, we will have an open discussion about coping techniques that mitigate burnout, promote stress management, and build self-care and resilience.
We want to hear from you and help you develop skills like:
- Prioritizing mental wellness at the same level as physical health
- Making time for yourself and taking time for others
- Understanding that you're not in it alone and sharing the positivity
- Recognizing that “it’s O.K. to not be O.K.”