The Connection between Social Media and Wellness

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Julie Smith, M.S., our April guest speaker, was outstanding and offered critical information to know as clinicians and parents. Her book ‘Master the Media: How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save Our Plugged in World’ comes highly recommended.

OFD will have a copy of her book for checkout to any faculty member. Email janetbraun@wustl.edu to be added to the waiting list.

Ms. Smith is an instructor in the School of Communication at Webster University. She travels nationally and internationally speaking to parents, teachers and students about critically consuming media messages.

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Resources for parents with school-aged children

500 Women Scientists Minecraft Server To sign-up: https://t.co/vMOY2j0A2Y?amp=1, Open to Kids and relatives too! Follow the Minecraft Server creators the 500 Women Scientists Crafting Group on twitter: @500WSCrafting   Edge for Scholars.org: A web-based forum with all sorts of information to support an academic physician including: Science help for homebound kids …

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Employee online support groups

WashU psychiatry faculty are hosting weekly, confidential Zoom support groups to help employees cope during these challenging times. Details are on the HR Mental Health Resources page. Current topics include: Mondays — Quarantine Support Group, 10-11 a.m.; Frontline Support Group, 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays — Coffee and Questions: Ask the Expert, …

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April Office of Education News

Office of Education News Dr. Kerri Palamara to Lead Faculty Development Sessions on Coaching and Positive Psychology The Office of Education will host Kerri Palamara, MD, Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School on Thursday, May 28 – Friday, May 29, 2020 for faculty development on coaching and positive psychology. The event will …