Wellness Resource Kit: Build your resilience and coping skills

 Build your resilience and coping skills

There are many challenges, but learning healthy ways to move through adversity—a collection of skills to build resilience—can help us cope better and recover more quickly. Are you looking for ways to cope? Would you like to build up your ability to manage stress amidst adversity? You can find some resources to help you learn and practice coping skills and building your resilience here.

The key components of this resource kit include: individual well-being in response to crises

In addition to the resources listed below, be sure to check out Francis Collins: Home Edition Episode 4: Joshua Gordon on Dealing with Stress.

  • NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins talks to National Institute of Mental Health Director Dr. Josh Gordon about feelings of stress, fear, anxiety, and grief brought on by the coronavirus pandemic and physical distancing. Dr. Gordon offers strategies and resources for how to cope and answers questions related to mental health and illness that were raised during the NIH Staff Virtual Town Hall on Friday, March 20, 2020.

We encourage you to use the comment box below to post your thoughts or to recommend other wellness resources that you or your institution's trainees have found helpful. We are always available at education@clic-ctsa.org to answer your questions or help you share your ideas! Additional information and resource kits can be found on the Wellness during COVID-19 and Beyond page.

Purpose
In response to the needs of our CTSA trainee and scholar communities during this unprecedented crisis, NCATS and CLIC have collaborated to create a portal to wellness resources that can help you take care of yourself, feel connected, keep active, and integrate wellness as a means to excel in your career and pursue your professional, academic, and personal goals.
Organization

Resource Kit

Please note, the submitter suggests the order of the trainings is not important
Title Intended Audience Competencies Time Required
Managing the Stress and Anxiety around COVID-19 Principal Investigators, Researchers, Clinical Research Professionals, Postdoctoral Scholars, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Health Care Professionals Leadership and professionalism, Communication and teamwork 1 hour
Resilience Skills in a Time of Uncertainty Principal Investigators, Researchers, Clinical Research Professionals, Postdoctoral Scholars, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Health Care Professionals, Community Partners, General Public, Other Communication and teamwork
Becoming A Resilient Scientist: Setting Reasonable Expectations And Healthy Boundaries For Ourselves And With Our Supervisors Principal Investigators, Researchers, Clinical Research Professionals, Postdoctoral Scholars, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Health Care Professionals Leadership and professionalism, Communication and teamwork 2 hours
Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19 Principal Investigators, Researchers, Clinical Research Professionals, Postdoctoral Scholars, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Health Care Professionals, Community Partners, General Public, Other Communication and teamwork

Submitted by Russell Lackey, MS on Mon, 06/01/2020 - 13:33 . Last modified on 06/16/2020