For WJC Students: Managing Conversations about Politics and the Election

William James College Students are invited to attend sessions hosted through their program; please see your William James College email for Zoom links. 

Counseling and Behavioral Health Department

Topics include: how to have difficult conversations, self-care and responding to clients inquiries about counselors political standing

Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 12:00 PM
Faculty moderators: Drs. Jenny D'Olympia and Mari Carmen Bennasar

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 12:00 PM
Faculty moderators: Drs. David Haddad and Allyson Cherkasky

Wednesday, November 12, 2020, 12:00 PM
Faculty moderators: Drs. Jenny D'Olympia and David Haddad

School Psychology Department

Managing Stress in the Midst of Current Events
Faculty moderators: Drs. Dan Jacobs and Jason Kaplan
Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 4:30 PM

Planning Self-Care
Student LEAD and ACES, Drs. Dan Jacobs and Dr. Robyn Bratica
Monday, November 2, 4:30 PM
Follow -up on November 9 at 4:30 PM and November 18 at 5:30 PM
See Email from Paige Laich

Managing Challenging Dynamics in Schools Related to Current Events
Faculty moderators: Drs. Elana Wolkoff and Barbara Miller
Monday, November 9, 3:45 PM

Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department

Selfcare and Shared Stories About Navigating Current Events
Faculty moderators: Drs. Stanley, Ralston, Piva, Devlin, and Co-Chair of the OLP Alumni Alliance, Dr. Robert Schachter

Tuesday, October 27, 11:00 AM
Wednesday, November 4, 12:00 PM
Thursday, November 5, 7:00 PM

Clinical Psychology Department 

What If? Managing Stress in the Midst of an Election Year
Faculty Moderators: Drs. Carolyn Rabin and Joseph Toomey
Thursday, October 29, 12:00 PM

Challenging Conversations: How to Engage in Meaningful Dialogue with Clients & Peers About Current Events
Faculty Moderators: Drs. Bruce Ecker and Gemima St. Louis
Wednesday, November 4 at 5:00 PM

Managing Post-Election Reactions: The Importance of Self-Care
Faculty Moderators: Drs. Natalie Cort and Catherine Vuky
Thursday, November 19 at 12:00 PM

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