Overview

Note: This interview includes a prologue to address racial realities in America (recorded date: June 12, 2020). COVID-19 has upended all of our lives in the last few months. Within the last few weeks, the publicized deaths of Black cis and trans women and men across the country have left our school communities traumatized and grieving.

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically transformed the delivery of K through 12 education, leaving school staff facing several uncertainties. Dr. Laurel Bear joins to discuss the emotional wellbeing of students, caregivers, and educators and the key partnerships we can leverage to build school and community resilience. Dr. Bear is an Educational Consultant for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

Recorded on: 5/29/2020

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Learning objectives

  • Describe how to leverage community resources in supporting school reopening
  • Apply communication techniques to increase engagement, performance, attendance, and connection to families
  • Define ways to manage stress and instill confidence and hopefulness in the school system

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