Anxiety, Trauma and Self-Care in the Age of Covid

Emergency Help for You and Your Students

A professional development workshop for education professionals

Live Webinar: Friday, August 14th, 2020
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

* A recording of the webinar will also be available for viewing, see registration information below.

About six months ago, for the first time in memory, we were all sent home from school. We had to stay in our homes and, there for a while, it felt like we were risking our lives just to go to the grocery store. The shelves were bare, there was no toilet paper or other basics to be found, and fellow shoppers looked scared. Doctors and nurses were crying in interviews. Refrigerated trucks were used as makeshift morgues. We worried about our families but we couldn’t visit them, and the senior communities where our parents and grandparents live went into lockdown. Millions and millions of people lost their jobs. We felt helpless and horrified and scared. That’s trauma.

Now, our schools are resuming – whether in-person or online – and students who also experienced trauma and anxiety are returning. How do we care for them? How do we care for ourselves at a time such as this? Information about trauma, anxiety, and self-care is vital right now for education professionals.

Topics Covered Include:

• Understanding the impact of trauma
• Anxiety in students and in ourselves
• A trauma-informed return to school
• Coping skills and classroom strategies
• Secondary traumatic stress (Compassion Fatigue)
• Creating a resilience plan

Attendance: All Education Professionals are welcome to attend.

Cost: $75 per attendee

Continuing Education: Certificate provided, must attend full program.

Date and time: Friday, August 14th, 2020 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location: Online, on the Zoom Meeting format. Participants will be sent a Zoom link upon registration.

Payment is made upon registration.

Questions or concerns? Call WCPA at (314) 275-8599 or feel free to visit our website:www.wcpastl.com.

Register Today – Space is Limited.

Unable to attend at that date/time? You may still register. The webinar will be recorded and available for you to view. The attendance certificate will be provided to those who view the recording in its entirety.

* This program is also available for your school group privately, call to inquire.

Register Now!

Presenter: Amy Maus, MSW, LCSW specializes in school consultation, providing faculty training, parent presentations, principals’ groups, and on-site consultation to dozens of area schools each year. Along with colleagues, she is co-author of The Care Team Approach: A Problem Solving Process for Effective School Change.

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