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Wed, Aug 19


Online Event

Managing Job Loss and "Work from Home" Stress During COVID-19

Explore the challenges of work-life balance!

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Managing Job Loss and "Work from Home" Stress During COVID-19
Managing Job Loss and "Work from Home" Stress During COVID-19

Time & Location

Aug 19, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Online Event

About the Event

Dr. Lauren Szyper

Training Description

The intention of this training is to explore the challenges of creating and maintaining work-life balance when working remotely due to COVID-19.  While electing to periodically work from home may feel enjoyable and novel, being required to do so, especially when you have children, make it twice as challenging.  How to manage the stress associated with this will be focused on.

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn:

  • How to create more of a balance between work, personal life, and rest
  • How to create more intentionality in your workspace at home to help improve focus and delineate work from personal life 
  • How to involve the whole family in developing a routine
  • How to create awareness practices to assist with stress reduction



Time will be allotted for all participants to join and “sign-in”

Overview of the agenda

Review of training goals and objectives

Opportunity for participants to share why they chose to attend this training and identify anything they would like to be covered that may not be in the agenda or would like to go more into detail about.


Poll the participants to assess their current level of stress

Discussing the novelty of working from home under different circumstances compared to needing to do so unexpectedly including the perks and the challenges of working remotely

Examining the stress associated with feeling unprepared to work remotely

Examining potential relationship stress with shared responsibilities and sharing space

Review 3 important tips for working from home including: Have routines and rituals; Set good boundaries; Maintain social connection despite COVID-related restrictions in a safe way

Adjusting expectations especially in light of uncertainty


Opportunities for final questions 

Review of training objectives and assuring they have been met

Discussion of how participants will utilize what they learned in their day to day work

Complete evaluations

11:00AM: ADJOURNMENT – Participants Sign-Out

This course meets the qualifications for (2) BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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