Mental Health Advocacy in Covid with Dr. Jessi Gold

Psychiatrist Dr. Jessi Gold and Dr. Tamara Soles discuss mental health advocacy in the popular press and social media, how to navigate this responsibility and amplify mental health voices of frontline workers and therapists particularly during COVID 19. Presenters also explore therapists in therapy and how Dr. Gold supports frontline workers in her work.

Continuing Education

This Podcast Episode Provides 1 Hour of CE Credit

Course Description

Psychiatrist Dr. Jessica Gold and Dr. Tamara Soles discuss mental health advocacy in the popular press and social media, how to navigate this responsibility and amplify mental health voices of frontline workers and therapists particularly during COVID 19. Presenters also explore therapists in therapy and how Dr. Jessi Gold supports frontline workers in her work.

Instructor's bio

Jessica (“Jessi”) Gold, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Wellness, Engagement, and Outreach in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University in Saint Louis. She works clinically as an outpatient psychiatrist and primarily sees college and graduate students, as well as faculty, staff, and hospital employees. In her administrative role, Dr. Gold is helping her university and hospital's overall mental health response to covid for faculty and staff and finding acute and sustainable ways to take care of our own. Dr. Gold is particularly interested in college mental health, women’s mental health and gender equity, physician wellness, and the overlap between popular media, stigma, and psychiatry. While she has published frequently in the more "traditional" methods of research papers and academic publications, she has also enjoyed teaching about mental health topics and decreasing stigma through writing for popular press outlets and she been featured in, among others, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, TIME, Vox, Newsweek, Self, InStyle, Glamour, and Forbes, where she is a contributor.
Dr. Tamara Soles' Bio

Learning Objectives

  • Identify therapists’ responsibility regarding mental health in the media
  • Recognize the importance of self-care in COVID times
  • Identify unique struggles of front-line health-care workers during COVID

How to Take the Course

Once you choose a course that interests you, simply click the enroll button to register for the course. You will be prompted to create your login information and then be directed to the course curriculum where you will have access to the episode, the learning objectives, and the post-test. Once you successfully complete the post-test, your CE certificate will appear on screen and can be downloaded. You can listen to the course episode directly on the course website or on your favourite podcast app.

How to Get Your Certificate

After listening to the course episode, you will be prompted to take the multiple choice post-test. To receive your continuing education credit certificate, you need to achieve a score of 70% of more. You may retake the post-test up to three times. Once successfully completed, the certificate will appear in your course area where you can download it.

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Course Format

This course is presented in audio format via podcast interview. The course is designed for post-doctoral psychologists and is an introductory level.

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Continuing Education Approvals

Dr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program. Verify with your State or Provincial governing body to ensure APA and CPA approved activities are eligible. *Note: Not currently eligible for OPQ.

 

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