39 min

International Schools in Crisis: An interview with Doug Walker The Sea Change Podcast

    • Education

Psychologist Doug Walker joins us to discuss how schools can respond to communities in crisis. We discuss Ukraine, the prolonged stress that COVID has brought, and what communities need in order to be resilient and heal. An important episode for the times we are living in. 

For more guidance on how school staff can best respond to students in crisis, check out this guide.

Doug Walker is the Chief Programs Director at Mercy Family Center in New Orleans. He has practiced as a Clinical Psychologist for the past twenty-three years and is celebrating his 22nd year with Mercy this year. Dr. Walker has worked alongside the international school community since 2006 in providing training and consultation in student and educator mental health and wellbeing. Dr. Walker has served as technical advisor to the US State Department’s Office of Overseas Schools in Central America and Africa. He currently serves as a consultant to the Council of International Schools and the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children. In 2016, Dr. Walker joined Fukushima University as Fulbright Specialist Scholarship recipient. During his brief tenure in Fukushima City he conducted lectures in disaster mental health, and collaborative research into peer-to-peer support post 2011 Tōhoku earthquake, tsunami and level 7 meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.


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Psychologist Doug Walker joins us to discuss how schools can respond to communities in crisis. We discuss Ukraine, the prolonged stress that COVID has brought, and what communities need in order to be resilient and heal. An important episode for the times we are living in. 

For more guidance on how school staff can best respond to students in crisis, check out this guide.

Doug Walker is the Chief Programs Director at Mercy Family Center in New Orleans. He has practiced as a Clinical Psychologist for the past twenty-three years and is celebrating his 22nd year with Mercy this year. Dr. Walker has worked alongside the international school community since 2006 in providing training and consultation in student and educator mental health and wellbeing. Dr. Walker has served as technical advisor to the US State Department’s Office of Overseas Schools in Central America and Africa. He currently serves as a consultant to the Council of International Schools and the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children. In 2016, Dr. Walker joined Fukushima University as Fulbright Specialist Scholarship recipient. During his brief tenure in Fukushima City he conducted lectures in disaster mental health, and collaborative research into peer-to-peer support post 2011 Tōhoku earthquake, tsunami and level 7 meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.


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Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/seachangementoring/message

39 min

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