April 7, 2021
Kristopher Karako, MA, LSC
Description: COVID-19 has greatly impacted the entire world. Student athletes have been impacted by not being able to practice or compete in their respective sports and being isolated due to current regulations. Athletes reported significant increases in feelings of isolation, disconnection, anxiety, depression, and frustration. This session will focus on enhancing counselors’ understanding of the mental health needs and effective therapeutic strategies in combating decline in mental health among student athletes.