Growing Hearty Responses to Stress and Challenge in Community
May 21 @ 8:30 am - 9:15 am
One event on May 14, 2021 at 8:30 am
One event on May 21, 2021 at 8:30 am
One event on May 28, 2021 at 8:30 am
Join us for a brief, interactive immersion in mindful practice. Together we will explore gratitude in a welcoming group setting dedicated to supporting gifted healers working in community clinics across Greater Los Angeles. We are grateful for you and your work!
Drawing from humanities and personal sharing, it is the aim of these sessions to provide mindful support and connection in a welcome online gathering space. Sessions will be facilitated by Jeffrey Ring, Ph.D., a health psychologist and leadership coach. This initiative is an extension of CCALAC’s Emotional PPE series begun last fall.
This series will explore the personal and workplace challenges of our times through a series of experiential and emotional journeys each week for four weeks. Our goal is that participating in these groups will be healing and uplifting, and that participants will take away new ideas for self-care and resilience.
May 7 at 8:30 AM – Growing Sustenance in the Face of Worry and Concern
May 14 at 8:30 AM – Growing Resilience in the Face of Irritability and Impatience
May 21 at 8:30 AM – Growing and Deepening Connection and Community at Work
May 28 at 8:30 AM – Growing Courage in the Face of Sadness, Grief and Loss
Presented by Jeffrey Ring, Ph.D.
Jeffrey Ring, Ph.D. is an author, leadership coach, and consultant working to improve successful team leadership and functioning. He is also a bilingual Spanish-speaking health psychologist with a focus on fostering seamless integrated whole-person health care. For 19 years, he served as Director of Behavioral Sciences and Cultural Medicine at the Family Medicine Residency Program at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles, and he holds a Clinical Professorship in Family Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. His work has focused on health equity and justice and culturally responsive and respectful care. Dr. Ring is the first author of the book “Curriculum for Culturally Responsive Care: The Step-by-Step Guide for Cultural Competency Training”. Dr. Ring has expertise in self-care, resilience and well-being and has provided teaching, coaching and facilitation for a wide array of businesses and healthcare organizations. In the summer of 2016, he taught mindfulness meditation to approximately 1,200 agricultural workers in Spanish in Central California. In both 2019 and 2020 he was involved in planning and facilitation of travel for health care leaders through Alabama to better understand connections between slavery, racism, mass incarceration, environmental injustice, poverty, and health inequities.