UW-Green Bay Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement presents online course, Mental Health During a Crisis

The UW-Green Bay Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement presents an online, self-paced course called Mental Health During a Crisis. The goal of the course is to help improve participant’s mental health as well as providing tools and resources to help individuals with clients or patients that they care for as well.

Learn more and register. The course is $99 per person.

Since early March 2020, life as we know it has drastically changed. From social distancing to layoffs, almost every area of our lives has been impacted by the pandemic. These radical changes have occurred at all levels — national and local, individual and family, practical and emotional — seismic transformations that can leave your clients feeling fearful, overwhelmed, and worried about what the future might look like.

Taking care of your clients’ mental health during this time is crucial. This course was specifically developed to proactively address emotional upheaval and expand understanding of psychological well-being. Specifically, the course helps identify and help process a clients’ reactions to crisis by learning healthy ways to cope when circumstances feel beyond their control.

Instructor: Angela Wessels, LPC, NCC

Angela Wessels is an alumna of UW-Green Bay and has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with minors in Human Biology and Human Development. Angela also has a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. She has worked in the mental health field since 2010, holds a counseling license in the state of Wisconsin and is a nationally certified counselor with Lifepoint Counseling, LLC. Angela has experience providing community educational programming, providing outpatient counseling to a variety of ages and populations, and also provides critical incident debriefings for first responders after traumatic incidents.

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