Self-Care and Wellness – Fall Education Conference – October 19, 2021

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6:00pm – 8:00pm

Key Takeaways:

  • Definition of self-care, how do we portray self-care, impact of media on self-care
  • Contexts of self-care: how does race, social economic status, disability and orientation impact access to self-care?
  • Barriers and expectations that surround self-care
  • Benefits of self care on overall wellness
  • Self soothing compared to self-care
  • How do we turn self-care into self growth?
  • Redefining self-care and commitment to action
  • Resources and tools

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Genevieve Thompson


Genevieve Thompson (she/her) is half Chinese/half Scottish and calls the T’souke Nation on Coast Salish Territory home. She is privileged and honoured to live, play and work on this land as an uninvited visitor. Genevieve began providing workshops in her youth, as one of the founding members of Youth Against Racism. Genevieve is a trained public speaker and holds an Associate of Arts in Speech and Drama (Trinity College London) and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (University of Victoria). Genevieve works at the University of Victoria as a Student Advisor. Part of her current portfolio is facilitating workshops on student success, progression and wellbeing. In her free time, Genevieve enjoys cooking and spending time with her family exploring the island.