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UNMC holding webinars for flood-related mental health issues

Posted at 4:29 PM, Mar 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-26 17:29:59-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is holding a series of webinars on "flood-related mental health issues" for mental health professionals.

The series kicks off tomorrow and will cover subjects such as the stages of grief, recovery, how to talk to your kids, anxiety and others.

Here's the full list of planned webinars:

Wednesday, March 27 – noon

Marley Doyle, MD, director of BHECN

“Introducing the Webinar Series”

Phoebe Gearhart, BSN, RN, Clinic Nurse Lead, Nebraska Medicine

“My Story: How I Experienced the Flood and Advice from a Mental Health Nurse”

Christine “Tina” Chasek, PD, LIMHP, LADC, LPC, director of BHECN-Kearney

“The Emotional Impact and Stages of Natural Disasters and Recovery”

Friday, March 29 – noon

Marley Doyle, MD, director of BHECN

“Stages of Grief and Depression: How You May Feel When the Waters Recede”

Monday, April 1 – noon

Debi Pittock, LICSW, psychiatric social worker, Nebraska Medicine

“Surviving a Natural disaster: Trauma and Survivor Guilt”

Tuesday, April 2 – noon

Lauren Edwards, MD, psychiatrist, UNMC Department of Psychiatry

“Natural Disasters and Anxiety: What is normal?”

Wednesday, April 3 – noon

Ryan Edwards, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist, UNMC Department of Psychiatry

“Children and Natural Disasters: How to Talk to Your Kids”

Thursday, April 4 – noon

Brandy Clarke, PhD, child psychologist, UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute

“Returning to School: Tips for Teachers When Students Experience a Natural Disaster”

Friday, April 5 – noon

Jonathan Sikorski, PhD, director of wellness education, UNMC Department of Psychiatry

“Staying Well in Times of Stress”

People interested in signing up can do so at