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Free Webinar on Handling Stress Hosted by the National Voice of Foster Parents

3/14/2012

The National Voice of Foster Parents is offering a free one-hour webinar with speaker Scott “Q” Marcus on how to positively handle stress at 6 p.m. EST / 3 p.m. PST on Wednesday, April 18. This webinar is open to both child welfare professionals and families.

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About the Webinar

The webinar is title “De-Stress: How to Be Happier, Healthier, and More Productive,” and during it you will:

  • Learn why we actually need some stress in order to perform effectively
  • Understand how to recognize the symptoms of when there is too much stress
  • See how we contribute to our own stress and learn how to stop it
  • Learn the three questions we need to ask ourselves when stressed in order to lower our stress level
  • Get motivated to go out and make the changes necessary to lower our stress levels and be happier, healthier, and more productive

You should attend the webinar if:

  • You feel overwhelmed or overloaded
  • You’re a social worker or case worker with an ever-increasing work load
  • You are being asked to do more with less
  • You’re a parent trying to do more and more with fewer resources
  • If you’re feeling unsupported

Register for the free webinar
Watch a video preview

About the Presenter

Scott MarcusScott "Q" Marcus refers to himself as a “THINspirational Speaker” because he started speaking professionally after losing 70 pounds in 1994 and learned that the largest barrier to happiness and progress is perfectionism - and now proudly carries the mantle of “RP” or “recovering perfectionist.” Scott is now the CRP (Chief Recovering Perfectionist) of ThisTimeIMeanIt.com and the past president of the northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association, as well as a syndicated columnist and author of seven books, including one on advice to provide to your children. Scott speaks to individuals and organizations across the county on how to improve productivity and morale by lowering stress, reducing perfectionism, and improving one's attitude. He has spoken to Foster Parent Conference associations across the U.S. and was the closing keynote speaker at the national conference in San Antonio a few years ago. He is known for lively, playful presentations and has been described as a cross between “business 101, group therapy, and a southern revival.”  Find out more about him

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