Arriving in a new country can be a time filled with excitement and new opportunities, but it can also be stressful. And at the best of times, you have to deal with a number of issues to settle successfully.
It’s reasonable to assume that most people are prepared to deal with a level of uncertainty when arriving in a new country. But the arrival of COVID-19 is something that you couldn’t have prepared for. So, how do you deal with this unexpected event?
Join our special guests:
Dr. Vivien Lee, Clinical Psychologist and Founder of the Centre for Trauma Recovery & Growth
Rizza Solis, Outreach & Community Engagement Coordinator, YMCA of Greater Toronto.
Dr. Lee will discuss helpful strategies to take back control during these uncertain times. And Rizza Solis will talk about essential services for newcomers in response to COVID-19.
This is also a great chance to ask questions about resources and services to deal with COVID-19.
Common sources of stress when arriving in a new country
Mental health triggers in the face of COVID-19
Emotional responses to dealing with change
How to build and develop coping skills during this time
Settlement services and newcomer resources in response to COVID-19
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Who can attend?Anyone with the event link can attend
Dr. Vivien Lee, C.Psych. is a clinical psychologist and founder of the Centre for Trauma Recovery & Growth in Toronto, ON. She specializes in trauma, PTSD, depression, and anxiety and the impact of chronic stress.
Destination Canada Information Inc.’s “Prepare for Canada” program helps prospective immigrants to prepare for success in Canada by delivering quality seminars and information focusing on job preparedness and settlement first steps, operating overseas and in-Canada through online and in-person activities.