Social Distancing, Not Social Isolation (Webinar on June 11, 2020 at 2pm CT)
Lombard Mennonite Peace Center: will present Social Distancing, Not Social Isolation: A Family Systems Perspective in an online format. This 90-minute webinar will help church leaders reach out in compassion to those who suffer from the "radical aloneness" that often results from social distancing. Such feelings of isolation can have a debilitating effect on many people, with both psychological and physiological implications. Among the highlights:
1) This webinar will place the current challenge of social distancing within the context of Bowen family systems theory.
2) Participants will be introduced to the research on loneliness pioneered by John Cacioppo as a lens for further understanding of the challenges posed by the current pandemic.
3) Participants will be invited to reflect on how this time of social distancing can be utilized to facilitate life-giving connections with others.
4) Input will also be provided on the unique role that the church can play to help overcome the potential loneliness of social distancing.
Webinar Date and Time
Thursday, June 11, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.Central Time
This event will be conducted online via Zoom. Registrants will participate on their computer, iPad, or Smartphone device. A link to this webinar will be sent to all registrants no later than noon on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Please contact LMPC at 630-627-0507 if you have questions or need assistance.
The early-bird fee is $30.00; after June 8, the fee is $40.00. Cancellation Policy: Through June 7, 2020 cancellations will incur a $10 fee; after that date, no refunds will be given. If you have questions or concerns, please call LMPC at 630-627-0507 or send an email to Admin@LMPeaceCenter.org..
By registering for this event, it is understood that all registrants have read and agree to the cancellation policy spelled out in the above registration fee section.
Online Webinar via Zoom (View)
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Lombard, IL 60148
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