Social Worker Renewal Retreat – July 20 – 21

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Jul 20 – 21, 2019
All Day

Harmony Hill

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Connect, learn and renew with a community of social workers during a two-day retreat at Harmony Hill. At this retreat you will:

• Learn relaxation techniques to support your wellbeing and prevent compassion fatigue
• Explore mindfulness as a therapeutic technique for yourself and your patients
• Practice self-compassion as the foundation of self-care
• Explore trauma stewardship and social justice issues
• Develop generous listening skills for effective communication
• Learn non-violent communication strategies
• Reconnect to the passion and meaning of your work
• Enjoy house-made, locally sourced meals
• Experience gentle yoga, expressive arts, poetry and journaling in a beautiful environment that promotes reflection, resilience and renewal


Chris Adams, MD
Chris works as a counselor, consultant, coach, and health/medical guide, incorporating the skills of mind-body medicine and integrative medicine. She practices with a sense of sacred relationship and compassionate listening as central to the healing process and helps individuals discover their innate resourcefulness, resilience, and balance.

Linda Covert, RN
Linda has practiced nursing for over four decades and has advocated for the wellbeing of health care professionals in her role as leader, mentor and educator. She is an experienced group facilitator and Integrative Nurse Coach.

Denise Carrico, Integral Yoga Instructor
Denise has taught yoga, meditation and the healing arts for over 30 years, helping people increase their strength, resilience and calmness.

We are grateful to the following individuals who contributed their ideas and expertise to help plan this special retreat:
Trish Breekha, Oncology Social Worker, Virginia Mason
Sandi Johnson, Manager, Oncology Social Work, Swedish Cancer Institute
Laura Lavell, Clinical Social Worker, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Taryn Lindhorst, Carol LaMare Professor of Social Work, University of Washington
Staci Marini, Oncology Social Worker, Virginia Mason
Kathryn Single, Oncology Social Worker, Virginia Mason
Rebekah Wyse, Oncology Social Worker, Swedish Cancer Institute

Cost: $350 Double Occupancy/ $450 Single Occupancy
Tuition includes accommodations, meals, and 11.5 CNEs upon completion

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