Date:September 10, 2021
Time:1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
# of CEU’s:3.0
Presenter Name:Kristie Brendel, Ph.D.
About the Presenter:Kristen Esposito Brendel is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Aurora University. Her teaching, research, and practice interests involve the intersection of mindfulness-based interventions, stress reduction research, and resiliency practices. She is currently working on a book, From Stress to Resilience, that focuses on sustainable self-care practices amid adversity. Dr. Brendel is the founder and executive director of Per La Vita Wellness, LLC, a social enterprise with the mission of increasing supports and protective mechanisms for health care, mental health, and school-based professionals. With expertise in mindfulness-based interventions, Dr. Brendel presents nationally and internationally on her research and regularly facilitates professional development workshops and retreats at school districts, non-profits, and the corporate sector.