Veterans Health Administration
Dr. Roger Casey, Director, Education & Dissemination, National Center on Homelessness among Veterans, talks with experts from across the VHA on balancing personal and professional life through wellness and self-care while working with Veterans experiencing homelessness.
Jeff Belton, Tai Chi/Qi Gong Instructor, Recreation Assistant, discusses the efficacy of Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and mindfulness practices on health and wellness.
22 min 9 sec
Kristi Whitford, LCSW, HUD-VASH Supervisor, discusses virtual team-building activities to assist staff with feeling connected during uncertain times.
19 min 30 sec
Dr. Michal Wilson, Medical Advisor, VHA Homeless Program Office, offers a reflective look at managing stress through emotional validation. Discussion includes tools to assist with finding a relaxing, calm state when faced with isolation, grief, and uncertainty.
22 min 48 sec
Dr. Brian Meyer, PTSD-SUD Specialist, Clinical Psychologist, discusses the importance of caring for yourself during times of uncertainty and offers specific tools for individual use.
26 min 9 sec
Anne Wells, LCSW, Mental Health Licensed Clinical Social Worker,discusses management of sleep during times of increased stress. The discussion includes specific tools as well as informed tips associated with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.
20 min 7 sec
Dr. Matt Stimmel, National Training Director, Veterans Justice Programs, talks about the importance of self-care. The discussion focuses on impactful tools with recognition of reactions and associated emotions.
36 min 7 sec
Tracey Noonan, LICSW, HUD-VASH Program Manager, discusses giving yourself the soothing gift of self-care, through the use of personal acknowledgement and informed tips associated with Acceptance Commitment Therapy.
26 min 8 sec