Connection and Calming Strategies for Today’s Teachers

Course 5116

Envision reacting to the world of unknowns and “new normals” with a connected-and-calm response, even when circumstances are beyond your control. Picture the transformative power of understanding and managing your innate stress response by focusing on gratitude, empathy, compassion, and hope. Connection and Calming Strategies for Today’s Teachers will ensure you break free from the bonds of stress as it teaches why cortisol floods our bloodstream when we are under stress, and how somatic awareness, mindfulness, and emotional resilience are the tools we can use to retrain our stress response for a happy, healthy life. 

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What you will learn:

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Use provided prompts specific to stress to describe assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, including how the information relates to professional educational practice.
  • Explain, in writing, the physiological, psychological, and physical impacts of stress.
  • Summarize, in writing, an understanding of our emotional triggers, negative self-talk, physiological imprint, and states of awareness and their relationship to stress.
  • Describe, in writing, how to mitigate the negative impacts of stress, and how to apply life-generating approaches to manage our stress response, using research-based strategies.
  • Develop a presentation or unit of study about stress, including the physiology of our stress response, and the strategies to manage it.
Review Syllabus

Graduate-Level Continuing Education Course for Teachers

While you should always follow any pre-approval requirements in your district, we have helped thousands of educators across the country earn advancement on their district’s salary scale and meet their relicensing needs. Review your state requirements and learn how we can support you in your salary advancement and recertification needs. 

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