#GSWDS2020

Keynote: Climate Change, Health & Mental Health

25 Feb 2020
4:15 pm

Keynote: Climate Change, Health & Mental Health

Description

This session looks at the ways that climate change is already impacting health and mental health and how the social worker community can help to address these increasing needs, especially with more vulnerable populations.

Learning objectives

1. To inform participants on the science of climate change and how this can and is impacting health and mental health.
2. To share some of the research-based approaches to building community and mental health resilience in a time of extreme weather events.
3. To discuss climate action and the health co-benefits that stem from collective action. Give us a quote you only say, so we can make a quote graphic to promote you as a presenter.