Teacher Professional Development
The teacher’s mental health toolkit is designed to help teachers understand the psychological/emotional challenges youth will demonstrate and how to best respond
to these encounters. This incorporates factors such as awareness around anxiety and depression, supportive language, best practice protocols, referral strategies and teacher self-care.
Topics covered include-
UNDERSTANDING STUDENT MINDS
Causes and Triggers of conflict
IDENTIFYING STUDENT BEHAVIORS
Verbal and Non-Verbal communication
SAFE SUPPORTING STRATEGIES
Do's and Don'ts
Growth mindset approaches
Referral services and protocols
TEACHER SELF-CARE PRACTICES
Holding on and Letting Go
Sessions are immersive and allow teachers to ask questions and gain insight around specific situations that may arise throughout the duration of their engagement.
This is an opportunity to empower teachers of all ages and experience with the tools and resources that will allow them to navigate challenging circumstances.