Behavioral Health during COVID-19


Behavioral Health during COVID-19 - Online Classroom

Online webinar with Dr. Kira Mauseth regarding behavioral health during COVID-19 and long-term recovery management from a disaster cascade.

  • Casual

6:00-7:00pm PST via Zoom Meeting
Meeting link will be sent to registered attendees on the day of the session.

Please Note: This presentation will follow a lecture style format

Workplace Trends, Resources, and Strategies:
Disaster Cascade and Long-Term Recovery Management


  • The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our personal and professional lives in many ways that we may not recognize.
  • In the context of a disaster cascade, finding the mental, emotional, and other resources necessary to feel resilient is more challenging than ever before.
  • Working through emotional, cognitive and interpersonal difficulties is important at home and at work.
  • Leaders and team members alike have unique opportunities to help others navigate their experiences while also taking care of themselves.

What this presentation covers and what participants will learn:

  • Behavioral health considerations for the current phase of the disaster and response.
  • Information about the physical and neuro-chemical processes at work that influence our thinking, emotional processing and decision making in a disaster cascade.
  • Strategies for navigating complicated issues around grief, bereavement, and loss.
  • Active coping and other resilience building strategies.


Dr. Kira Mauseth is a practicing clinical psychologist who sees patients at Snohomish Psychology Associates in Everett and Edmonds, WA, teaches as a Senior Instructor at Seattle University and serves as a co-lead for the Behavioral Health Strike Team for the WA State Department of Health. She also owns Astrum Health, LLC, and consults with organizations and educational groups about disaster preparedness and resilience building within local communities. 

Dr. Mauseth has provided training to community groups and professionals both regionally and abroad as the co-developer of the Health Support Team program. Her work and research focus on disaster behavioral health, resilience, and recovery from trauma as well as small and large-scale critical incident response and preparation for organizations. She has worked abroad extensively with disaster survivors and refugees and has trained first responders and health care workers throughout Puget Sound the United States, and currently serves in the adult mental health clinical seat on Washington State’s Disaster Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC).

Lead image by Valerie Hawks  @ValHawks SmugmuG


Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Computer or device (preferably with a speaker and camera), as well as high-speed internet.

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