California Schools JPA providing free virtual workshops, in response to COVID-19 crisis

California Schools JPA providing free virtual workshops, in response to covid-19 crisis

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Screen shot of video of virtual workshops on mental health


SAN BERNADINO (May 1, 2020) As the uncertainty and fear of the COVID-19 crisis continues, Mental Health Awareness Month in May takes on an added importance this year.

In response, California Schools JPA is providing free virtual workshops about mental health and the importance of self-care to all members, their families, and anyone else who could benefit. Focusing on emotional resiliency, coping with the challenges we are all facing, and tangible tips and strategies for you to take away, these webinars are intended to promote mental health in a time when it may be a struggle.

The “virtual workshops” can be accessed on the California Schools JPA website at

The Mental health virtual workshops and self-care mini-series topics include:

Coping, Resiliency, and Self Care in the Wake of a Pandemic

5 Tips to Adjusting to Working from Home

Adjusting to Working from Home with Children

Staying Positive in Negative Times


Ergonomics and Your Home Office

Emotional Intelligence


MEDIA CONTACT: Leana Hardgrave,, 909-763-4918.

Mental Health Pdfs and Resource pages

For immediate assistance, you can call the Disaster Distress Helpline 24-hours a day to speak with a trained crisis counselor at 1-800-985-5990 or text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746