Educator Self-Care & Social Emotional Learning

Join Michelle for this 5-day series that will focus on your self-care through the lens of CASEL’s five SEL competencies.

Educator Self-Care & Self-Awareness  [Video]  [PDF]
Educator Self-Care & Self-Management  [Video]   PDF]
Educator Self-Care & Social Awareness  [Video]  [PDF]
Educator Self-Care & Relationship Skills  [Video]  [PDF]
Educator Self-Care & Responsible Decision Making  [Video]  [PDF]

Educator Self-Care & Social Emotional Learning

These interactive sessions are designed to support the integration of caring for yourself, the educator, while supporting the social and emotional learning (SEL) initiatives for your students. Participants will apply focused awareness of each of the 5 SEL competencies during each session. We will explore safe and supportive relationships, strengthening co-regulation with others, and building interaction skills that support social competence and academic success in practical context with SEL. (5 Sessions)
Session 1: ESC & Self-Awareness  [Video]  [PDF]
Session 2: ESC & Self-Management  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 3: ESC & Social Awareness [Video]  [PDF]
Session 4: ESC & Relationship Skills 
[Video]  [PDF]
Session 5: ESC & Responsible Decision Making 
[Video]  [PDF]

DE DOE Educator Self-Care Series: Learn, Live, and Share

This 4-week series designed for the Delaware Department of Education will involve 45 minutes of online instruction and a 15-minute weekly homework assignment using the Headspace app. The sessions are designed to move your personal practice to the next level. Participants will apply focused awareness to building safe and supportive relationships, strengthening co-regulation with others, and building interaction skills that support social competence and academic success.

Day 1 [Video] [PDF]   Day 2 [Video] [PDF]   Day 3 [Video] [PDF]   Day 4 [Video] [PDF]

Heart, Mind & Body: Saving Superman – Focusing on Educator Self-Care

Panelists Dr. Victor Carrion, Teri Lawler, Kennard Branch moderated by Chi Kim
Saving Superman – The Importance of Educator Self Care, Now More Than Ever. This session was selected by SXSW EDU on the SEL Track. Since the conference was canceled, we wanted to the bring this panel to you. Join panelists: Dr. Victor Carrion, Stanford Medicine, Teri Lawler, Delaware Department of Education, and Kennard Branch Principal of Garfield Prep Academy in DC Public Schools as they discuss how developing an evidence based integrated model of educator self care is critical for the care of our nation’s 55+ million learners. Hear from state and district leaders who are making this a priority.

Heart, Mind & Body: Understanding Grief and Adaptation to COVID Loss

The current pandemic is taking a large toll in human lives. Dr. Shear will provide a model for understanding grief and adaptation to loss, discuss the unique challenges to adaption posed by a Covid-19 loss, and suggest ways to promote adaptation.

Dr. M. Katherine Shear is the Marion E. Kenworthy Professor of Psychiatry and the founding Director of the Center for Complicated Grief at Columbia School of Social Work. Dr. Shear is a clinical researcher who first worked in anxiety and depression. For the last two decades she has focused on understanding and treating people who experience persistent intense grief. She developed and tested complicated grief therapy (CGT), a short-term targeted intervention and confirmed its efficacy in three large NIMH-funded studies. CGT is strength-based and focused on fostering adaptation to loss. Dr. Shear is widely recognized for her work in bereavement, including both research and clinical awards from the Association for Death Education and Counseling and invited authorship of articles for  and the New England Journal of Medicine.

Heart, Mind & Body: The Impact of Stress & Ways to Build Resilience

Join us for a live webinar with Goldie Hawn. She is an Academy Award winning actress, producer, director, best-selling author and true children’s advocate. She is also the Founder of The Goldie Hawn Foundation. Working with leading neuroscientists, educators, psychologists and researchers, the Foundation developed MindUP ™ an evidence-based curriculum and teaching model for grades K-12 that provide tools to help children self-regulate and understand their own emotions, moods and behaviors; reduce stress and anxiety; sharpen concentration; increase empathy; and improve academic performance.