- How Schools Ensure Social Connections During Physical Isolation. Aspen Institute hosted a webinar on April 20, on the importance of relationship and connection to learning and development, especially during this pandemic, when schools have closed and communities are in quarantine. Center for Social Emotional Learning and School Safety (SEL Center) Director Natalie Walrond joined as a panelist and laid out the science that undergirds this topic. A replay of the webinar is available here.
- Part 1: Strategies for Districts to Support Self-Care for Educators During the COVID-19 Pandemic. This webinar, hosted by REL West, the Region 15 Comprehensive Center, and the National Center to Improve Social & Emotional Learning and School Safety, offers practical information and guidance backed by research to help school staff cope with the stresses of school closures, service provision, and quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Self-Care Strategies for Educators During the Coronavirus Crisis: Supporting Personal Social and Emotional Well-Being. The brief from SEL Center Deputy Director Christina Pate produced by WestEd as part of a collection of Crisis Response Resources, offers practical information and guidance on self-care to educators who face the stresses of the pandemic and the resulting school closures and online service provision. It describes self-care as paying adequate attention to one’s own physical and psychological health and wellness, and actively attending to one’s own health and well-being and builds on a growing research base about self-care.
- Community-Care Strategies for Schools During the Coronavirus Crisis: Practical Tips for School Staff and Administrators. This brief from the SEL Center offers practical guidance for educators and other school staff, and for administrators and other leaders, to help you ensure that school communities are effective, cohesive, collaborative, healthy, and sustainable while coping with the stresses of social isolation, school closures, and changes to how services are provided. More…
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