In collaboration with the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD)
It's no surprise that teachers-especially in their first five years in the classroom-experience elevated levels of stress. And teachers who work with children with EBD deal with an extra layer of challenge on top of the paperwork, large caseloads, lack of resources, and high-stakes tests that affect most teachers. This webinar will equip you to monitor yourself for subtle signs of stress and impending burnout, and give you a set of strategies for self-management and self-care. Beyond taking care of yourself, you'll also learn how to work productively with administrators to remove or mitigate some of the root causes of school-based stressors.
After viewing this program, you will be able to:
- Discuss the causes of stress, burnout and attrition in teachers, with attention to special factors affecting personnel who work with students who exhibit challenging behaviors.
- Identify signs and symptoms of stress and burnout in yourself and others.
- Implement strategies to help you manage stress on a personal level.
- Identify and advocate for strategies to support teachers, reduce attrition, and improve the quality of work life for personnel working with students with EBD.
Presented by Ed Cancio, University of Toledo. Original air date October 23, 2014. 59 minutes. #WEB1409A.
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