COVID 19 pandemic has had devastating effects across the globe. This pandemic and its after effects on humanity and its social structure will be a landmark event in public health history. The purpose of this key note presentation is to take a view of this pandemic as a life-changing stressful event of public health importance and discuss stress reduction and positive behavioral strategies for coping with its effects at the individual and society level.
The speaker will particularly distill various evidence-based best practices in coping such as stress reduction theories, positive behavioral strategies ( 3:1 ratio) , along with concepts of sense of purpose and meaning to provide a comprehensive array of tools for clinicians and practitioners work with themselves as well as their colleagues and patients as we forge ahead with this pandemic and prepare ourselves for the unexpected. Additionally the speaker will also be discussing techniques for building resilience in face of challenges emerging ahead in times to come.