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Building Your Super Powers: Coping Skills, Resiliency & Greater Satisfaction

  • 25 Aug 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Virtual Meeting

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Join us for this virtual session with other enrolled students:

  • Discussion 
  • Breakout session 
  • Networking 

Don't miss this opportunity to meet up with others! 

By attending this session,  you will learn specific tips on coping, resiliency, satisfaction and defining expectations. We hear these words often; however, how do we get there? Join us! 

verb: coping

gerund or present participlecoping

  1. (of a person) deal effectively with something difficult.

    "his ability to cope with stress"


  1. 1.

    the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.

    "the often remarkable resilience of so many British institutions"

  2. 2.

    the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity.

noun: satisfaction

  1. fulfillment of one's wishes, expectations, or needs, or the pleasure derived from this.

    "he smiled with satisfaction"


Brian K. Willis, Jr. is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker working with adolescents and adults as a private clinician. Prior to private practice, Brian served as a school administrator in a public school setting. He has over eight years of experience in the education field. Throughout his career in education, Brian has been a leader in building systems of support to assist students in their academic progress. Before becoming an administrator, Brian worked as a school social worker.

Brian has been a mentor with the Big Brothers Big Sister program and Lincoln's Challenge program. Brian is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. He has worked in his community, mentoring young adults helping them to discover the best version of themselves.

Brian earned his Bachelor's in Social Work from Illinois State University. A Masters of Social Work from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Governors State University.


Are you signed up for the Black and Latino Men's Mentoring and Networking Program? Sign up now to receive the full benefits of this two-year program. Don't forget to refer a fellow student. Sign up here>  

Questions: Contact us at 312.709.2685 or send an email to iomcstaff@iomc.org. Please state 'Mentoring & Networking Program' in the subject line. 

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