Building Resilience for Them and Ourselves
The pandemic caused significant stress on young brains and harmed many youth. Hear how to cope with life events like a pandemic, and how to help ourselves, our children and grandchildren to heal.
Dr. Kira Mauseth, Seattle University, is a researcher and trainer for parents, schools and clinicians about the impacts of stress on the brain and behavior of youth. She will address how to build resilience after disruptive events like COVID and to deal with tensions in all of our lives. She will provide practical approaches to help us help young people and others around us while also helping ourselves!
Biography: Dr. Kira Mauseth is a practicing clinical psychologist who sees patients at Snohomish Psychology Associates in Everett and Edmonds, WA, is a Teaching Professor at Seattle University and serves as a co-lead for the Behavioral Health Strike Team for the WA State Department of Health. She also owns Astrum Health, LLC, and consults with organizations and educational groups about disaster preparedness and resilience building within local communities. Dr. Mauseth has provided training to community groups and professionals both regionally and abroad as the co-developer of the Health Support Team© program. Her work and research focus on disaster behavioral health, resilience, and recovery from trauma as well as small and large-scale critical incident response and preparation for organizations. She has worked abroad extensively with disaster survivors and refugees and has trained first responders and health care workers throughout Puget Sound the United States, and currently serves in the adult mental health clinical seat on Washington State’s Disaster Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC).