The Resilient Mindset

Resiliency refers to the ability to adapt and cope effectively when faced with adversity, trauma, tragedy, or significant sources of stress. It is the capacity to bounce back and keep going in the face of difficult challenges. Developing resiliency is crucial for parents and partners, as it helps you manage stress and emotions more effectively, overcome obstacles with a positive mindset, maintain healthy relationships and communication during tough times, model resilient behavior for your children and partner, and recover from hardships to emerge stronger. Cultivating resilience takes time and practice, but it is a valuable skill that can help you and your family weather any storm. By developing resilient mindsets and behaviors, you’ll be better equipped to handle life’s ups and downs.

About the Speaker: Jodie Rohrer is a passionate Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) dedicated to making a positive impact through her work. With a BA in Peace Studies and Government from Manhattan College, she brings a unique perspective shaped by her commitment to social justice and political involvement. Her journey led her to earn an MSW from the University of Maryland Baltimore School of Social Work in 2020, solidifying her dedication to supporting vulnerable populations.

Jodie’s professional focus lies in working with children and adolescents, particularly those with autism spectrum disorder, through early intervention programs and special education. Her holistic approach emphasizes the importance of addressing intergenerational cycles of abuse and trauma to foster healthier family dynamics and promote child development. Jodie joined Backpack Healthcare to continue working with vulnerable populations as a pediatric psychotherapist.

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Thursday, May 23rd, 2024


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