Part 2-Listening to Scientists and Grandmothers: Taking Care of a Human Being

12:00pm - July 28, 2021 thru 1:30pm - July 28, 2021 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Collaborating TTC: Southeast MHTTC

United States

Registration Deadline: July 29, 2021
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Series Title: Creating Cultures of Staff Wellness for our Schools and Community Partners

Intended Audience

This series designed for educators, state and district leadership, student mental health staff on campus, and community mental health allies.

Learning Objectives

Participants who join this session will be able to:

  1. Understand science behind practices that support human health and wellbeing.
  2. Learn strategies to support the health and wellbeing of yourself and your colleagues.
  3. Understand the value of caring for basic human needs, individually and collectively.

Session overview

Thriving? Feeling like your best self in the work you are doing with students? In your collaboration with colleagues? Sometimes in our commitment to be responsible, nurturing, effective champions of our students we neglect to ensure we ourselves obtain the care and support necessary to sustain health and vitality. In this session, we review compelling science and practical recommendations about taking time to care for ourselves and our colleagues. This is part of a learning series intended to help you reset and restore your own sense of wellness, and to help inform the way districts and schools promote cultures of care that benefit staff and partners.  Multi-modal resources are provided to support your integration of effective self-care practices.