CARING FOR SELF TO CARE FOR OTHERS: Self-Care Practices for Teachers Network

November 23rd at 8:00 pm, 2020 - April 12th 9:00 pm EDT, 2021
Virtual Network

This network will be led by Suzie Marder LCSW as she facilitates how to collaborate with your colleagues and identify strategies to support yourself and your students more effectively.

This network is sponsored by the New York State PDRC at Fordham University.

ABOUT THIS NETWORK:

By understanding ourselves and our own needs, we can more effectively navigate the complex and stressful situations that continue to arise during this challenging year. Join Suzie Marder LCSW, a gifted facilitator and thoughtful colleague, as we:

  • navigate the daily uncertainty of teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • develop strategies to manage the emotional impact of enforcing Corona related policies in real time.
  • investigate how to keep up our own energy and recharge with no breaks or very few breaks.
  • plan for a “long winter”
  • think about supporting our students
  • share successes and expand our emotional toolboxes!

This network is geared to Elementary and Middle School teachers.

WHEN:
8:00- 9:00 pm ET
November 23, December 21, (2021) February 8, March 8, April 12

FORMAT:
Virtual

NEW MEMBERS:
Open

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Director / Principal / Head of School
Educator / Teacher / Youth Professional
Independent Educator

GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS:
Bronx
Brooklyn
Long Island
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
Westchester

FACILITATOR:
Mrs. Suzie Marder, LCSW is the school social worker at Westchester Day School (WDS) in Mamaroneck, NY.  At WDS, Suzie implements the Social and Emotional Learning program and believes that teaching SEL to students, faculty, and parents is key to creating a physically and emotionally safe school environment.  In addition, she supports stakeholders throughout the school in conflict resolution and problem-solving using principles of her SEL curriculum. Suzie received her MSW from the Rhode Island College School of Social Work in Providence, RI. She has had the pleasure of speaking on various topics related to parenting, anxiety, family dynamics, and behavior management throughout the tri-state area.  Suzie also has a private practice in White Plains, NY.

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