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6 Ways to Self-Soothe When Starved for Touch

6 Ways to Self-Soothe When Starved for Touch | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
Social distancing is hard, but these six tips can help you cope with touch hunger.
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Some different ideas when it comes to self-soothing.
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14 Ways To Get Into The Groove At Work | Daily Infographic

14 Ways To Get Into The Groove At Work | Daily Infographic | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
14 Ways To Get Into A Groove At Work Whether it's a Monday or you're just in a bad mood, it can be hard to find your motivation at work. Check out these easy ways to jump start your next project.
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Are We Being Honest About the Mental Health of Social Workers?

Are We Being Honest About the Mental Health of Social Workers? | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
What I now know is that talking about my experiences has allowed other people to feel safe enough to talk about theirs, and that my work performance doesn’t suffer because of my mental illness.
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This is a thought provoking blog.  It brings to light secondary trauma as well as possible other struggles. Thanks @SchoolSocWork
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How Reflective Supervision Sessions Help Teachers Cope with the Stress of the Job

How Reflective Supervision Sessions Help Teachers Cope with the Stress of the Job | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
The trauma students experience can affect teachers too, physically and emotionally. So schools in Detroit are helping teachers process their interactions with students and better understand their own trauma using reflective supervision.
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Wondering if this would be helpful for other types of educators?
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Move It - Chrome Web Store

Move It - Chrome Web Store | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
Busy working on your computer? Spending hours searching the internet? Get active with Move It.
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This is a Chrome Application that reminds you to take a movement break every so often.  It is great for adults and kids. 
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Teacher Hierarchy of Needs 

Teacher Hierarchy of Needs  | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
Teacher Hierarchy of Needs Providing online instruction and other forms of distance learning is important but should be viewed in the broader context of multiple, intersecting needs. Online instruction and distance learning will be more effective and productive when we take care of ourselves and do what we can to support our students and families.t
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As we start the weekend, teachers and other educators should unplug and engage in #self-care.  This graphic from the #UniversityofMichigan Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (#CEDER) reminds us to make sure we are taking care of our needs.  #F2Ftovirtual
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Social Emotional Learning Activities

Social Emotional Learning Activities | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
This page contains free social emotional learning activities that can be used to help students in elementary and middle school.
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What a great set of resources.  Thanks @SchoolSocWork for sharing.  Make sure that the activities are grounded in effective theory/practice. 
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The Simple Way You Should Be Eating | Daily Infographic

The Simple Way You Should Be Eating | Daily Infographic | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
The Simple Way You Should Be Eating There are always fad diets going around, but what you should be eating basically remains the same. Discover what a healthy plate looks like for opitimal health.
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A very simple graphic. 
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CASEL - SEL Resource During COVID-19

CASEL - SEL Resource During COVID-19 | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
As the country and the world respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are all feeling a range of emotions – fear, anxiety, stress, and uncertainty. At CASEL, we understand how important it is to attend to the social and emotional needs that arise during stressful times like these. SEL offers a powerful means to explore and express our emotions, build relationships, and support each other – children and adults alike – during this challenging time. CASEL is committed to our vision of disseminating high-quality SEL research and best practices. We are more determined now than ever. Please feel free to access and share the resources below, which are designed to support educators, parents, and anyone who works with children. This page will be updated regularly in response to changing conditions. Our social media channels will continue to have tips, resources, and more to support social and emotional needs. Find us on Twitter and Facebook.
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This is a nice collection of resources for educators and parents. 
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How To Stop Obsessing Over Work Mistakes | Daily Infographic

How To Stop Obsessing Over Work Mistakes | Daily Infographic | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
Retrain Your Brain To Stop Obsessing Over Work Mistakes Work mistakes can feel overly devastating and lead to a downward spiral of more mistakes. Discover how to retrain your brain to stop sweating the small stuff.
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Do our mistakes stress us out?  Some thoughts on putting them in perspective. 
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Signs of A Toxic Work Environment | Daily Infographic

Signs of A Toxic Work Environment | Daily Infographic | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
How To Recognize The Signs Of A Toxic Work Environment Toxic work environments hurt businesses and their staff. Find out which 7 signs point to a disconnect with employees, then take action to improve your office.
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All school administrators should think about what makes a position culture and climate for everyone in their schools.  School social workers can help in developing a positive work and school environment.
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Teaching With Depression

Teaching With Depression | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
A look at some of the common symptoms teachers report—along with strategies and resources that can help.
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An interesting step-inside what it's like to be an educator with depression. Suggestions are mentioned.
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The Big Benefits of Nature on Mental Health

The Big Benefits of Nature on Mental Health | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
A local expert weighs in on how spending time outdoors improves mental health.
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A good reminder for us all that we need to get outside on a regular basis.  So do our kids!
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Zero Motivation? How To Knock Out Your To- Do List

Zero Motivation? How To Knock Out Your To- Do List | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
Some days,  it is difficult to get motivated to start the day just because it is cold and I do not want to get out of my fortress of comfort, surrounded by my pillows and loved ones. I do not want to be productive; I just want to stay there an
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Helpful strategy for not getting overwhelmed. 
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Working From Home Without The Pain | Daily Infographic

Working From Home Without The Pain | Daily Infographic | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
Working From Home Without The Pain Working from your couch may sound appealing, but after a while your back is bound to start aching. Discover easy ways to fix your posture and save your back.
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Good reminders on preventing back pain.
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How To Live Long And Prosper | Daily Infographic

How To Live Long And Prosper | Daily Infographic | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
How To Live Long And Prosper There are so many factors that influence our lifespan, how do we know what to do? Check out these dos and don'ts to see what kind of changes you should make.
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No matter what we do to stay healthy, we can always do more.
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DR. Stephen Sroka- Courageous Conversations:  Love Letter for COVID TImes

DR. Stephen Sroka- Courageous Conversations:  Love Letter for COVID TImes | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
Dr. Stephen Sroka has been on the front lines of the COVID-19 world crisis from the start. NBC TV has provided him the opportunity to deliver “live” cutting-edge information and insight
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A courageous activity...
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COVID-19 Quarantine Isn’t a Vacation for Teachers

COVID-19 Quarantine Isn’t a Vacation for Teachers | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
COVID-19 quarantine isn’t a vacation for teachers. We still have heavy workloads and even heavier worries.
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This so true. The job of an educator has increased 100 fold.  

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Professional Quality of Life

Professional Quality of Life | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
Check out https://www.proqol.org! Professional Quality of Life: Compassion Satisfaction, Compassion Fatigue, Burnout, Secondary Trauma, Vicarious Traumatization and Transformation
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This site features a tool to measure your quality of life.   It is stated in the positive which is nice. 
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Teachers, Now's the Time for Imperfect Online Learning

Teachers, Now's the Time for Imperfect Online Learning | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
Keep lessons short and communication open.
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Keep lessons short and communication open.  On-line learning is a discipline unto itself.  Don't think you are going to recreate it overnight. 
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Neurosequential Network Stress & Resilience COVID 2020 3_23.mp4 on

This is "Neurosequential Network Stress & Resilience COVID 2020 3_23.mp4" by The Neurosequential Network on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos…
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This short video is awesome in explaining how trauma comes into play with the COVID-19 Crisis and what people need to be more neurotypical. 
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22 Clever Ways To Invest In Yourself | Daily Infographic

22 Clever Ways To Invest In Yourself | Daily Infographic | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
22 Clever Ways To Start Investing In Yourself Are you taking proper care of yourself? We could all be a little better at it. Here are some creative ideas to care for the most important person in your life.
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Sometimes, we need to reflect on how we take care of ourselves. 
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Three Benefits of Social Media in Times of Crisis | Starr Commonwealth

Traumatic events that are in the form of natural disasters, such as wildfires, hurricanes, earthquakes or flooding, and human created disasters related to disease outbreak, terrorism, gun violence and other occurrences of mass violence, can have an immense impact on mental health and vulnerability to traumatic stress. (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
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This is a list of tools that educators should think about in their safety protocols that can help get information out quickly to the right people. 
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Why Too Much Sitting Can Kill You | Daily Infographic

Why Too Much Sitting Can Kill You | Daily Infographic | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
Why Too Much Sitting Can Kill You The world changes, and so do our habits. Learn more about the lifestyle of US citizens and how too much sitting can kill you.
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Movement is positive for everyone.
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Lessons From The Oldest People Ever Recorded | Daily Infographic

Lessons From The Oldest People Ever Recorded | Daily Infographic | Managing Stress for Educators | Scoop.it
Top Lessons From The Oldest People Ever Recorded Learn top lessons from the 100 oldest people and live a fuller life today.
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 Anyone want to live to be 100?  Messages from people who have.
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