Educators have a unique role in often identifying mental illness in their students first. A resource that is constantly running out is the time teachers seek for professional development. Voices of Clarity for Educators, brought to you by Clarity Child Guidance Center, provides quick recorded blogs on difficult behaviors, recognizing mental illness, and burnout prevention.
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When a Student is Distracted or Fidgets
You might be looking at a problem when wiggles come with a continual lack of focus then lack of comprehension, and other students don't seem to struggle in the same way. After identifying the behavior here are way to effectively manage it. Narrated by Chandler Mantiply, Territory Outreach Manager at Promises Behavioral Health.
Traumatic Stress vs ADHD or ODD
Vanessa Jacoby, PhD, ABPP, explains why childhood trauma is commonly mislabeled as ADHD or ODD and provides behaviors that indicate when trauma is the root cause. Narrated by Charmaine Morehead, VP of Marketing & Development at Clarity CGC.
Ted Lasso's Advice for Managing "Bad" Behaviors
Anxiety can present itself in many ways. Children with serious undiagnosed anxiety are often disruptive during class. Rick Edwards, Director of Inpatient Services at Clarity Child Guidance Center, helps reveal anxiety in students' behaviors and how to approach them. Narrated by Ciara Sanchez, Marketing & Development Coordinator at Clarity CGC.
How to Be More "Selfish" at Work
From finding creative way to keep your students engaged to moderating clubs ad sports after school to grading endless stack of homework, you most likely feel like your work is never done. These stressors can rob you of the joy you originally experienced when you started teaching. Julie Marie Hogan, counselor and owner of Vita Optimum Counseling & Consulting, LLC, helps you interpret your role as an educator and set boundaries at work. Narrated by Amaris Dimas Torres, Marketing & Development Coordinator at Clarity CGC.
Confrontational Parent Meetings
Fortunately, confrontational meetings with parents don't have to ruin your day. Julie Marie Hogan, counselor and owner of Vita Optimum Counseling & Consulting, LLC in Chicago, provides self-care techniques that can help you minimize the stress both you and the parents experience from these meetings. Narrated by Gina Massey, VP of Human Resources at Clarity CGC.
School Shootings and Mental Health
Educators have a unique, but daunting role in the identification, prevention, and mitigation of school violence. Facts and Fiction Surrounding School Shootings and Mental Health written by Leslie Musgrove, provides information on characteristics and behaviors associated with school violence. Narrated by Robert Burns, Marketing & Development Coordinator at Clarity CGC.