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The Learning Network Courses

with Drs. Kira and Tona

Learn new skills and get powerful insights with these free, live courses featuring our expert speakers.

Final course coming up on June 1!

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register now for the final LN Course

Take a Deep Dive on Personal Resilience and Avoiding Burn Out

Thursday, June 1  /  10am-11am

Drs. Kira Mauseth and Tona McGuire distill their years of experience and research into 5 courses that will help you:

Deepen your understanding of individual and group responses to crises

Use active listening to build connections during and after challenging times

De-escalate anger within yourself and in others

Learn how to process emotions with others while also setting boundaries

Build resilience and avoid burnout

Each course is a deep dive into a different component of behavioral health with a focus on communication, healing, and building resilience on an individual and group level.

Choose any or all of the courses below to attend.

The Learning Network Courses

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Take a Deep Dive on Anger and Negativity

Wednesday, April 19  /  2pm-3pm

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Take a Deep Dive on Grief and Loss

Thursday, April 20  /  9am-10am

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Take a Deep Dive on Group Process and Boundaries

Tuesday, May 9  /  10am-11am

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Take a Deep Dive on Creating Connection in Groups

Wednesday, May 17  /  2pm-3pm

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Take a Deep Dive on Personal Resilience and Avoiding Burn Out

Thursday, June 1  /  10am-11am

See past presentations from our instructors

Recovery: Finding a Way Forward After Crisis

Living in Times of Response and Recovery

Meet Drs. Kira and Tona  


Dr. Kira Mauseth is a practicing clinical psychologist who sees patients at Snohomish Psychology Associates in Everett and Edmonds, WA, teaches as an Associate Teaching Professor at Seattle University and serves as a co-lead for the Behavioral Health Strike Team for the WA State Department of Health. She also owns Astrum Health, LLC, and consults with organizations and educational groups about disaster preparedness and resilience building within local communities. 

Dr. Mauseth has provided training to community groups and professionals both regionally and abroad as the co-developer of the Health Support Team© program and has authored “Why Therapy Works: The Psychology of Change”. Her work and research focus on disaster behavioral health, resilience, and recovery from trauma as well as small and large-scale critical incident response and preparation for organizations and leaders. She has worked abroad extensively with disaster survivors and refugees in Haiti, Jordan and Poland, and has trained first responders and health care workers throughout Puget Sound the United States, and currently serves in the adult mental health clinical seat on Washington State’s Disaster Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC).

Dr. Tona L. McGuire is a clinical psychologist working primarily with children and families. She was formerly the Associate Head of the Consultation and Liaison Division at Seattle Children’s Hospital, and was formerly Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington, School of Medicine. She has been involved in disaster preparation and response for 16 years both in her local community as well as internationally, and co-developed the Health Support Team, a disaster behavioral health curriculum and training.

Currently Dr. McGuire is Co- Lead for the Mental Health Group of the Western Regional Alliance for Pediatric Emergency Management (WRAPEM), an ASPR funded pediatric Center for Excellence and sits on the Mental Health Group for the Pediatric Pandemic Network, a national HRSA funded grant comprised of five tertiary care pediatric hospitals. She is Behavioral Health representative for the Disaster Clinical Advisory Committee, which plans for the impact of disasters on the regional Puget Sound healthcare system, as well as the State Disaster Medical Advisory Committee which advises the Secretary of Health during disasters. Dr. McGuire is Co-Lead for Washington State Department of Health’s Behavioral Health Strike Team. 

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