Help Students Feel Safe in Challenging Times

Lesson Details

It can be a challenge to help your students feel safe during a worldwide pandemic when educational settings are often shifting and the media constantly display fearful events. Children are especially at risk if they have not learned skills to cope with fear and other stressors. It is important for educators to recognize that we are one of the influential filters through which our students see the world.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Apply approaches to develop perspective during difficult times
  • Recognize symptoms of anxiety and stress
  • Recognize the nature of trauma and the importance of mental health
  • Recognize the importance of routine and other practical strategies to support wellbeing and its impact on learning
  • Apply strategies to introduce and practice selfcare with students

Course Lessons

It can be a challenge to help your students feel safe during a worldwide pandemic when educational settings are often shifting and the media constantly display fearful events. Children are especially at risk if they have not learned skills to cope with fear and other stressors. It is important for educators to recognize that we are one of the influential filters through which our students see the world.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Apply approaches to develop perspective during difficult times
  • Recognize symptoms of anxiety and stress
  • Recognize the nature of trauma and the importance of mental health
  • Recognize the importance of routine and other practical strategies to support wellbeing and its impact on learning
  • Apply strategies to introduce and practice selfcare with students

Support Kids in Challenging Times: Understand and Engage in Current Events EM Phase 2

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Course Lessons