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Exploring your internal psychological COMPASS to help manage stress

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Date & time
Thursday, February 25, 2021
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Speaker(s)

Concordia psychology professor Erin Barker, PhD

Cost

This event is free

Organization

University Advancement

Where

Online

Thursday, February 25, 2021

This event has reached capacity attendance.

The recording of the webinar will be available on CU at Home On demand, a week following the presentation.


Concordia psychology professor Erin Barker, PhD, will describe ways to buffer stress and promote emotional well-being in the face of challenging circumstances.

She will lead a COMPASS self-reflection exercise:

Coping
Optimism
Motivation
Persistence
Affect (emotion)
Support
Self

and present each of these as a psychological strength that you can draw on to manage stress and face challenges. 

Erin Barker, PhD

Associate Professor, Concordia’s Department of Psychology

Erin Barker, PhD, BA 10

Erin Barker directs the Lifespan Well-Being Laboratory at Concordia’s Centre for Research in Human Development.

As a developmental scientist whose research examines patterns of emotional experience across developmental transitions, she is specifically interested in how stress and coping affect mental health and wellbeing during the transition to adulthood. 

Erin completed her training at the Universities of Victoria (MA) and Alberta (PhD) and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Child and Family Research Section of the NICHD and the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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