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This podcast is presented by The United Federation of Teachers and the union's Member Assistance Program (MAP).

We know you are busy and on the go in your career. But we all experience challenges in our personal and professional lives and need the support of a helping hand from time to time. For UFT members, these stresses can create a perfect storm.

For this reason, the UFT Member Assistance Program is excited to bring you this series of well-being podcasts on topics such as Making Classrooms Happy Places, 10 Ways to Eat Healthier with Limited Time, Time Management: Getting It All Done, Mindfulness and Compassion and Creating Safe, Welcoming and Inclusive Schools for ALL of Our Students, Families and Staff.

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This podcast is presented by The United Federation of Teachers and the union's Member Assistance Program (MAP).

We know you are busy and on the go in your career. But we all experience challenges in our personal and professional lives and need the support of a helping hand from time to time. For UFT members, these stresses can create a perfect storm.

For this reason, the UFT Member Assistance Program is excited to bring you this series of well-being podcasts on topics such as Making Classrooms Happy Places, 10 Ways to Eat Healthier with Limited Time, Time Management: Getting It All Done, Mindfulness and Compassion and Creating Safe, Welcoming and Inclusive Schools for ALL of Our Students, Families and Staff.

    UFT Retirees- Staying Connected Coast to Coast

    UFT Retirees- Staying Connected Coast to Coast

    In this special podcast episode for UFT retirees, hear how retired UFT members throughout the country are experiencing life during this pandemic & learn strategies that retirees are using to cope with the new reality. “We want our retired members to know your union is here for you and you’re not alone,” said Retired Teachers Chapter Leader Tom Murphy. “Listen in to our conversation as one way to stay together while remaining socially distant.”

    • 31 min
    How are you managing your time and getting it all done?

    How are you managing your time and getting it all done?

    Learn tips and strategies about creating boundaries, setting routines and virtually supporting students in the remote era from Doreen Ng, the director of mental health at the UFT’s United Community Schools program, and Christopher Chin, the director of the union’s Retiree Social Services Department. In this interview with Lindsay Strickler-Levine, a licensed counselor with the union’s Member Assistance Program, Ng and Chin also discuss why finding a “win” every day is an important self-care

    • 24 min
    Managing your fear and anxiety during the pandemic

    Managing your fear and anxiety during the pandemic

    UFT Member Assistance Program Director Tina Puccio, LCSW, and licensed counselors Lindsay Levine and Jenice Acosta, who have been facilitating the union’s virtual support groups, discuss that strategies that have helped UFT members deal with the fear and anxiety triggered by the coronavirus crisis.

    Learn more about how the individual consultations, virtual support groups and online resources that the UFT Member Assistance Program offers at www.uft.org/map.

    • 19 min
    Pathways to Parenthood - UFT Member Benefits

    Pathways to Parenthood - UFT Member Benefits

    • 40 min
    Together we make a difference

    Together we make a difference

    Together we make a difference: transforming student-teacher relationships through functional fitness, with Libby Douglass, a CrossFit coach at CrossFit Wall Street and Jackie Boyle, a NYC public school teacher. Hear about the benefits of using exercise in the classroom and ways to incorporate exercise into your daily classroom routine. Learn more about the UFT’s Member Assistance Program at www.uft.org/map and check out resources for new teachers at www.uft.org/teaching/new-teachers.

    • 12 min
    Getting Ready to Launch

    Getting Ready to Launch

    Getting Ready to Launch with Gisele Noisy-McBride, UFT Teacher Center. How can you set yourself up for a successful school year? Hear about steps you can take to focus your actions and beliefs. Learn more about the UFT’s Member Assistance Program at www.uft.org/map and check out resources for new teachers at www.uft.org/teaching/new-teachers

    • 12 min

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