This session is designed for anyone working with kids/others in crisis. Topics covered include self-care basics and suggestions, burnout signs to look for in coworkers, and examines the overall importance of support systems during a crisis. There will also be time to collaborate in small groups to prepare a self-care plan and share ideas that have worked well, with each other.
Leslie Baunach, MA/CAS, NCSP
Leslie Baunach, NCSP, was a school psychologist with Oahu Central School District for over 10 years. She is currently the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Delegate for the state of Hawaii and a Delegate Representative for the West Region on the NASP Board of Directors. Leslie has previously served on the Hawaii Association of School Psychologists (HASP) board of directors as Treasurer and President, and has headed up the legislative platform for nine years, currently serving as the HASP legislative co-chair. Leslie serves as the Executive Director of the School Psychology Support Network, which supports school psychologists nationally. Leslie became a NASP PREPaRE trainer in 2015 and has conducted PREPaRE workshops for the Hawaii DOE, HASP, Northern Marianas Islands schools, and Punahou School in Honolulu.