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The Well at Work podcast is a conversation with Canadian K-12 educators and researchers about workplace mental health and well-being.

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The Well at Work podcast is a conversation with Canadian K-12 educators and researchers about workplace mental health and well-being.

    The Escalating Crisis of Violence Against Educators in Ontario (Part Two) ft. Chris Bruckert and Darcy Santor

    The Escalating Crisis of Violence Against Educators in Ontario (Part Two) ft. Chris Bruckert and Darcy Santor

    Is violent behaviour in our schools being normalized and even hidden. Have we thought deeply enough about what is at the root of the problem of escalating violence against teachers and school staff.

    Chris Bruckert is a Professor of criminology at the University of Ottawa. Darcy Santor is Professor of Psychology, Practicing Clinical Psychologist, also at the University of Ottawa.

    In the second of this two part series, we continue our conversation about these questions in the context of their report, The Escalating Crisis of Violence Against Elementary School Educators in Ontario.

    For a full copy of the report, visit: https://educatorviolence.net/

    • 18 min
    The Escalating Crisis of Violence Against Educators in Ontario ft. Chris Bruckert and Darcy Santor

    The Escalating Crisis of Violence Against Educators in Ontario ft. Chris Bruckert and Darcy Santor

    Is violent behaviour in our schools being normalized and even hidden. Have we thought deeply enough about what is at the root of the problem of escalating violence against teachers and school staff.

    Chris Bruckert is a Professor of criminology at the University of Ottawa. Darcy Santor is Professor of Psychology, Practicing Clinical Psychologist, also at the University of Ottawa.

    In the first of this two part series, we talk about these questions in the context of their report, The Escalating Crisis of Violence Against Elementary School Educators in Ontario.

    For a full copy of the report, visit: https://educatorviolence.net/

    • 16 min
    Workplace wellness while busy doing other things ft. Dayna Landry

    Workplace wellness while busy doing other things ft. Dayna Landry

    Sometimes workplace wellness can be nurtured while busy doing other things. That was the case for Dayna Landry and her colleagues at Aurora Elementary School in Alberta's Wild Rose School Division. Learn how their dedication to obtaining a Healthy Schools certification actually led to increased cohesion and a sense of resilience.

    • 16 min
    Workplace wellness is not a program or a practice ft. Tina Boogren

    Workplace wellness is not a program or a practice ft. Tina Boogren

    For Dr. Tina Boogren, self-care is not a program or even a set of practices. It's about a disposition—a way of looking at the world. It's about hanging on to your "why" and letting that guide you along the way.

    Follow Tina Boogren on Twitter: @THBoogren

    • 19 min
    Taking a SGM-inclusive approach to education ft. André Grace

    Taking a SGM-inclusive approach to education ft. André Grace

    Building a genuinely accepting and inclusive school culture is a shared responsibility.

    In part two of this two-part episode, Dr. André P. Grace discusses the importance of taking an SGM-inclusive approach to education and how school leaders, staff, and parents all have an important role to play in supporting and learning from the experiences of SGM students.

    • 9 min
    Supporting LGBTQ2+ teachers in the workplace ft André Grace

    Supporting LGBTQ2+ teachers in the workplace ft André Grace

    In part one of this two-part episode, Dr. André P. Grace discusses the work that remains to be done in providing teachers with the knowledge and resources to address SGM- inclusion and accommodation in schools. Equally important to consider is how schools support staff who identify as LGBTQ2+. But where do we begin?

    • 19 min

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