How to Craft Your Crisis Plan

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Crisis plans, also known as safety plans, are a great tool that allow us to prevent, recognize, prepare for, and respond to a mental health crisis. While it’s always a good time to create a crisis plan, it’s best to tackle it when not in crisis. I have included my personal crisis plan at the end of this article as an example of what this tool looks like for me. Feel free to use it as a guide while crafting your own.

4 Ways to Navigate Feelings of Isolation or Disconnection During COVID

Sydney.Rouse Helping Teachers

Keeping your students engaged requires an endless supply of energy and creativity. Battling your own fears and safety needs while also supporting your students can be exhausting. And with resources being scarce and your own and your colleagues’ emotional support reserves stretched thin, you are likely completely drained by the end of the day.

What You Need to Know About Bullying and Student Mental Health

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Bullying is unfortunately not a rare occurrence. About 20% of students (ages 12-18) reported experiencing bullying. The most common reasons a student is bullied include their physical appearance, race/ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, or sexual orientation.

How to Talk With Your Students About COVID-19

Administrator Helping Students

I’ve already had more than a few hard conversations about the novel coronavirus and how it is impacting my students’ lives. How can we reassure our students during this crisis? And what signs should we look for to make sure that they are safe?