Personal Growth

 

BECOMING A RESILIENT SCIENTIST SERIES: II. EXPLORING OUR SELF-TALK: COGNITIVE DISTORTIONS AND IMPOSTER FEARS

WORKSHOP/SEMINAR: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT; WELLNESS

Online
Jun 15, 2021 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE
This event is recommended for: Summer Interns; Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician.

Register: https://nih.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_bqqkY9lUQjWAvNxqNW6DcA

We tell ourselves stories about what is happening to us and around us. In this webinar we will explore how our self-talk is generated and look at ways our self-talk can either help us be more resilient or how it can hurt us and hold us back. We will look at two important elements of our self-talk, cognitive distortions and imposter fears and explore ways to recognize internal messages and input from others that distorts our views of our abilities and accomplishments.

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BECOMING A RESILIENT SCIENTIST SERIES (4 WEEKS)

Navigating school, the career exploration process, research environments, and the stress of national/international news can seem overwhelming and lead us to doubt ourselves just when we need confidence the most. Through workshops and group discussions in this series, we will work to identify attitudes and behaviors that can help us be more resilient as we navigate difficult situations in school, work and life. Each workshop will highlight emotional intelligence competencies needed for success in research and healthcare careers and will provide strategies for developing these competencies as part of your educational journey. While you may participate in any of webinars, it is best to participate in the entire series as the material relates and concepts will be developed throughout the series. We will offer this series on Tuesdays (with a related small group discussion on Thursday) twice in summer 2021, once for students in college and above (June 8-29) and once for high school students and recent high school graduates (July 8-27). Each series will consist of four workshops and four small group discussions:

For Students in College and Above Workshop Group Discussion
Week 1 – I. An Introduction to Resilience and Wellness 6/8/2021 6/10/2021
Week 2 – II. Exploring Our Self-Talk: Cognitive Distortions and Imposter Fears 6/15/2021 6/17/2021
Week 3 – III. Self-Advocacy and Assertiveness 6/22/2021 6/24/2021
Week 4 – IV. Feedback Resilience 6/29/2021 7/1/2021
For High School Students and Recent Graduates Workshop Group Discussion
Week 1 – I. An Introduction to Resilience and Wellness 7/6/2021 7/8/2021
Week 2 – II. Exploring Our Self-Talk: Cognitive Distortions and Imposter Fears 7/13/2021 7/15/2021
Week 3 – III. Self-Advocacy and Assertiveness 7/20/2021 7/22/2021
Week 4 – IV. Feedback Resilience 7/27/2021 7/29/2021

 

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