June Quarterly Meeting: Understanding and Responding to the Mental Health Impact of COVID-19
Jessica Schmitt-Hartman has worked at NAMI Wood County in different roles for over 12 years. As the Executive Director she has become a key community leader mental health in Wood county. Jessica coordinates the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program for Wood County. The county holds CIT for Law Enforcement, Fire/EMS, Dispatchers, and Clinicians. She has been a Mental Health First Aid instructor since 2013. She participates as a board member on NAMI Ohio and the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation’s boards. Jessica has been a member of the Sequential Intercept Mapping (SIM) steering committee since its inception in 2012 in Wood County. Jessica is part of the new Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) program in Wood County. She is also a Family to Family and Caregiver Support Group facilitator.
Ashley Hartman has worked in treatment and prevention services for a decade in various capacities. As well as a master’s in public health, Ashley has an OCPC and CHES® certification. Ashley has a variety of partnerships in the mental health and addiction community throughout the state and in NW and NE Ohio. Ashley is the Board President of the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio. She has taught Mental Health First Aid since 2015. Ashley she oversee the programming that is offered at NAMI Wood County, and is a trainer for NAMI Family and Friends and Family to Family.
Courtney Rice is a Licensed Social Worker. She has worked as a social worker in Wood County for three years. Courtney volunteered at NAMI Wood County as an intern during her undergrad prior to be hired as the Manager of Marketing and Communications. In this role at NAMI Wood County she markets the entire Wood County Mental Health System of Care for the Wood County Alcohol, Drug Addition, and Mental Health Services Board. She is highly connected to mental health leaders in the Wood County community due to this role. She has been a trained Mental Health First Aid instructor since January of 2020. Courtney also leads NAMI peer programming.
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to describe how COVID-19 impacted the mental health of individuals and communities.
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to assess their current level of stress and professional burnout.
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to utilize and promote methods to develop self-care practices and resiliency, personally and professionally.
The 2021 Quarterly Meeting Schedule is as follows:
All meetings in 2021 will be virtual calls until social-distancing pandemic restrictions are lifted.