Dealing With the Emotional Impact of the Pandemic on Educators and Returning Students
We must give serious thought to the stress and the emotional impact that working under pandemic conditions has created for educators, because they will be returning to the school buildings in the fall and the job cannot be done well by people who are worn out, burdened by stress, scarred by trauma and filled with feelings of guilt, regret and inadequacy.
The pandemic experience has already had a profound effect on educators personally, professionally and emotionally. What can we do right now…
Introduction: Prepare Yourself for Your Return to School
Teachers of the Pandemic
Reflection on the Pandemic
Understand the Adverse Impact
Mitigate the Adverse Impact
Helping Students Feel More Secure
Supporting Trauma-Impacted Students Returning to School
Pandemic Trauma in Students Returning to School Buildings
Please also see: Supporting Our Children and Ourselves During A Stressful Time.