ACAP New York: Strengthen Your Resilience in Times of Pandemic Webinar

ACAP Chapter New York is inviting you to join a workshop webinar on Zoom with the topic “Strengthen Your Resilience in Times of Pandemic”. 

There has been unprecedented impact of Covid-19 on our lives and the entire world. This workshop will outline changes that have taken place and also present different strategies, techniques, and skills that may improve your ability to cope.

The webinar will be held on December 10, 2020 at 7 PM ET. 

The speaker of the webinar is Irena Sarovic, trained psychologist with more than 35 years of work experience. She was employed as a psychologist for a regional center for social work in Zagreb, and since 1986, as a psychotherapist for a psychiatric hospital, several universities, and schools in Philadelphia and Washington, DC.

During the war in Croatia in 1991, Irena returned to Zagreb for a year. She worked as a volunteer with refugees from the war zone; co-founded a Hot Line for Psychological Help in War with members of Croatian Psychological Association; and Co-authored several chapters in the “Psychological Help in War” published by Croatian Psychological Association. In 2003, upon her return to the States, Irena wrote a brochure “War Trauma and Recovery” , which was translated in several languages, published by Psychologists for Social Responsibility and funded by AFL-CIO.

For the last 8 years she has her own practice in the suburbs of Washington, DC. 

Along with Irena Sarovic, second speaker of the webinar is Mladen Golubić. During the past 3 decades, Dr. Golubić has been at the Cleveland Clinic both as scientist and physician. He has served as the Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine since 2010 until 10 days ago.

Dr. Golubić is a graduate of the University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia and earned his doctorate at the same University after 5 years of post-doctoral fellowship at the Max-Planck Institute for Biology, Germany in the field of immunogenetics. He completed residency training in internal medicine at Huron Hospital, Cleveland, OH. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. 

His specialty interests include lifestyle medicine with particular emphasis on lifestyle therapies for cardiovascular disease and lifestyle-related types of cancer. He is the author of 50 peer-reviewed articles, 5 book chapters and has modeled Yoga exercises in a videotape and a book for Yoga trainers by the American Yoga Association in 1993 and 1995, respectively. As a Principal Investigator, Dr. Golubić has received grant support from various national organizations for basic science and clinical research. He has been recently appointed as Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness at University of Cincinnati.

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