TARGET AUDIENCE: CLASSROOM TEACHERS, EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS AND OTHER SCHOOL STAFF ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND
As schools anticipate re-opening in the fall, student mental health and wellbeing will be a high priority for teachers and other school staff. Teachers often feel that they need to be social workers or mental health professionals to support their students social-emotional needs; however, there are many ways to embed activities for wellbeing into everyday teaching practices.
This session will provide a practical framework and activities for supporting positive student mental health by:
Bev Baker-HofmannBev Baker-Hofmann is a Registered Psychologist with extensive experience in supporting the positive mental health and wellbeing of children, families, and educators. With a curiosity for exploring new pathways, Bev has worked in schools and systems as a teacher, counsellor, consultant, coach, district office student services leader and Education Ministry interchange. Bev is now "mostly retired" but continues her quest to support her own, and others', well-being.