Creating Meaninful Relationships
There are all kinds of relationships. All of them need care, nurturing, and some work to blossom. This session will focus on creating and maintaining meaningful relationships – of all kinds. We’ll focus on learning how to improve active listening skills, communicating clearly, getting what you need, and action steps that will strengthen your budding and long-term relationships and friendships.
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Speaker introductions 2:25
What are we missing during COVID-19? 3:33
What can we contribute to friendships? 6:25
Building blocks of relationships 9:24
Physical connection 11:35
Connecting online 13:45
Meeting needs as introverts/extraverts 15:16
Making new connections safely 18:46
Planning for socializing 25:27
Supporting each other in community 35:56
Wrapping up/closing 50:03
Joanna Woodbury is an experienced Certified Social Worker and has worked in HIV care since 2007. She serves as the Social Services Program Manager overseeing social work, mental health and pharmacy services provided in the Inclusion Health and Infectious Disease Clinics. Joanna has a strong passion for leadership, medical social work, HIV care and prevention, and LGBTQ affirming healthcare.
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Linkage to Care Specialist.
Recorded on October 20, 2020.