We Rise Exec. Director Janelle Bitikofer will present on meeting emotional needs during COVID-19 at the online Coronavirus Conference at Eastern Mennonite University, October 23, 2020. Click the link above to attend.
We Rise Exec. Director Janelle Bitikofer was the guest blogger, October 10th, on the Anabaptist Disabilities Network Blog. Read her post outlining support strategies to help young adults prevent and weather depression and anxiety symptoms caused by changes, losses, loneliness, stress and upheaval caused by COVID-19.
Our Technical Advisory Team members all work elsewhere around the world in addition to serving on our team. Hear We Rise Int'l Technical Advisory Team Member Dr. Bobbie Legg, Phd read kids a story and give parents and teachers strategies to help kids cope with emotions. This reading is part of a webinar series developed by KidsAbility, a
Our Technical Advisory Team members all work elsewhere around the world in addition to serving on our team. Hear We Rise Int'l Technical Advisory Team Member Dr. Bobbie Legg, Phd read kids a story and give parents and teachers strategies to help kids cope with emotions. This reading is part of a webinar series developed by KidsAbility, a program for families with special needs kids in Nigeria that Dr. Legg partnered with to support children and their parents, from home,
Listen to "The Invisible Backpack."(Episode 6)
More than just a fundraiser, Dance Down the COVID Blues is a strategy to address the increased stress, depression and anxiety many people in the U.S. and globally are experiencing. An online social media event running October 10-December 15th, 2020, on Facebook, Instagram, TIC TOC and Twitter, #Dance Down is a time for all of us to danc
More than just a fundraiser, Dance Down the COVID Blues is a strategy to address the increased stress, depression and anxiety many people in the U.S. and globally are experiencing. An online social media event running October 10-December 15th, 2020, on Facebook, Instagram, TIC TOC and Twitter, #Dance Down is a time for all of us to dance off the stress of COVID-19, and cheer other people up in the process. Join us. Find We Rise Int'l on these social media sites and get involved.
Dr. Bobbie Legg and Exec Director Janelle Bitikofer, MSW, LCSW offer a support event and CEU training for social workers and other mental health professionals responding on the front lines to the mental health needs of adults and children across the U.S. during COVID-19.
January 23, 2021
Faith Leaders are some of the first people who individuals and families reach out to when they've lost a loved one or suffered another type of loss. In this webinar for faith community leaders, We Rise Int'l mental health clinician Christina Miles, LPC will give faith leaders the skills to provide support and appropriate referrals specific to COVID-19 related losses and grief. February 2021.
Health Professionals are on the front line in responding to COVID-19. They are experiencing their own trauma, and are working with many patients who are experiencing trauma and loss as a result of COVID-19.
We Rise International Executive Director Janelle Bitikofer presented this webinar, a part of Eastern Mennonite University's FREE COVID-19 seminar series for health professionals.
COVID-19 is causing increased stress for many people in the U.S. and around the world. For people with Diabetes, when our stress goes up, our blood sugars can be harder to control, and we can feel worse, both emotionally and physically. In this FREE webinar, We Rise Int'l Executive Director , licensed counselor Janelle Bitikofer, shared tips for coping with stress and Type 2 Diabetes during this ever changing era of
For people living with Type 1 Diabetes, stress and changes to our daily patterns can wreak havoc on our blood sugars and emotions, affecting our emotional and physical health. We Rise Int'l Executive Director Janelle Bitikofer, who has lived with Type 1 for over 20 years, offered this FREE webinar on stress management and coping, for people with Type 1 Diabetes as we continue to live in this ever changing era of COVID-19.
Stay tuned to this page for info on other upcoming webinars on managing our health and mental health during COVID-19, and during the transition from COVID-19 back to normal life.
In partnership with Christian radio station WJTL.com, Janelle provided tips to reduce anxiety, stress, and feelings of loneliness and isolation during this period of COVID-19 .
Listen here (Janelle Bitikofer, Counselor): https://wjtl.com/listen/wjtl-casts/
Looking for something to fill the time while you're home during COVID-19? We Rise Int'l is seeking an online (home based) intern or volunteer , 5 hours per week, in the PA area to help plan our Spring 2021 Bike-a-thon Fundraiser, help coordinate other events, and manage social media. If interested send a letter of interest and resume to Desiree@weriseinternational.org and our volunteer and internship coordinator, will contact you!
The Churches Care Program (We Rise Int'l in partnership with Eastern Mennonite University,) is building the capacity of churches and church leaders in Pennsylvania to effectively support and assist individuals and families experiencing a mental illness or addiction got rolling just before COVID-19 hit the U.S. Churches participating in the program are supported by an online mental health and addictions counselor who is available to provide guidance to them as they support those in their congregation and community. The online counselor will be available to the current participating churches throughout and beyond the COVID-19 outbreak.