Happy Teachers Practice Self-Care

This presentation will focus on prioritizing self-care while working from home. 

Learning Objectives

  • Introduce the impact of job burnout, as well as how to recognize signs and symptoms 
  • Define “Social Emotional Learning” and provide examples on how this can be included in the classroom or virtually
  • Discuss tools to help prevent burn-out, and set boundaries to separate work time from personal
  • Develop a self-care plan



Angela Begres Angela Begres is a licensed clinical social worker who did her training at the University of Chicago, where she obtained her MSW. She is an experienced trainer and presenter contracted both independently and through various nonprofits in the Chicago area, Michigan, and other areas, with experience integrating mental health education programs into the curriculum for students and staff within the Chicago and West Cook County public schools. In Partnership with the National Alliance for Mental Health (NAMI) Metro Suburban, Angela  developed a program to help decrease student stress and implement mindfulness in the classrooms. She has also worked with Chicago Family Services (DCFS) providing parenting education, with efforts to get parents reunited with their children.





June 18, 2020
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