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June 17th: 6:00 – 7:00 pm Central Time Presentation
7:00 – 8:00 pm - Networking, resource sharing, and community building
Presenter: Russ Turner, MA, MA
Description: Resiliency refers to the ability to withstand the stresses and strains of life and work and have a strong capacity for adaptation. Resilient people tend to display certain personality traits, but in addition have robust daily practices that keep them mentally and physically strong. This presentation explores the problem of chronic unremitting stress on our overactive and distracted brains and offers a set of different skill sets for robust mental health that can be learned and practiced by anyone.
Presenter Bio: Russ Turner, MA, MA, is the Director of the People Incorporated Training Institute. During his 15 year tenure with Minnesota’s largest nonprofit mental health agency he has developed dozens and taught thousands of classes and workshops on crisis de-escalation, mental health awareness, substance use, and cultural topics. He also coaches trainers, managers, and consults on mental health training projects in organizations. Russ has taught adult learners for over 30 years in a variety of companies globally, including the United States, Japan, the Czech Republic and the UK.
50% of the donations raised through this presentation will be donated to the Common Hope
50% of the donations raised through this presentation will be contributed to the Living Spirit Therapy Services Pay It Forward Campaign to support free or reduced cost music therapy sessions for low income, rural, and minoritized older adults in Minnesota living in private homes.
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