A self-care plan can help you enhance your health and well-being, manage your stress, and maintain professionalism as a worker with young people. Learn to identify activities and practices that support your well-being as a professional and help you to sustain positive self-care in the long-term.
Laura is a graduate of the University of Waterloo with a BA in Social Development Studies and a Diploma in Social Work. She is also a certified Life Coach. Her past work experience includes residential work with young offenders, counselling with youth and families, and long term community based support to people living with significant mental health issues. Laura has experience offering a variety of workshops and education sessions related to mental health, trauma, suicide awareness, coping skills and stress management. She is currently the Coordinator of Mental Health Promotion and Education Services for the Region of Waterloo, with the Canadian Mental Health Association -Waterloo, Wellington, Dufferin Branch.