This webinar is for people with Parkinson’s and their care partners who want to:

  • Learn how to nurture qualities that build resilience
  • Explore strategies to strengthen your resilience that you can use every day
  • Learn simple practices you can do to ease emotional pain and meet difficult emotions
  • Discover actions you can take to live well with Parkinson’s that will truly make a difference in your life
  • Get a chance to ask your burning questions and interact with the instructor

 

Your Instructor for the Webinar

 

Judy Long is a palliative care chaplain with UCSF’s Parkinson’s Disease Supportive Care Clinic and UCSF’s Symptom Management Service. She provides interfaith spiritual care with a deep commitment to care for caregivers, both family members and clinicians, that grew out of her experience as a hospital and hospice chaplain and facilitating grief and family caregiver support groups. As a chaplain and educator, she provides evidence-based training in compassion and mindful resilience to make caregiving sustainable and reduce burnout.

Judy is a certified senior teacher of Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) through the CCARE program at Stanford Medical School and the Compassion Institute, a trained teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion and Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance through the Center for Mindfulness at UCSD Health. She also teaches the G.R.A.C.E. protocol, developed by Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD, Upaya Institute, to train clinicians and caregivers in compassion and resilience, as well as UMass Medical Center’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. Judy is a member of the San Francisco Palliative Care Task Force working group.