Supporting the Whole Child with Multi Tiered System of Supports
After a very unstable few years, it’s time to prioritize mental health and support those who provide those services.
This course aims to:
M 5. Effective school counseling is a collaborative process involving school counselors, students, families, teachers, administrators, other school staff and education stakeholders.
M 6. School counselors are leaders in the school, district, state and nation
This course is intended for school counselors who are actively working within a school setting. Those who feel a strong sense of leadership at their sites will be most interested in the content.
How receptive is your international community to mental health support?
What conversations have been had already as a school leader regarding ways to support students after the pandemic closures?
Are you feeling embraced in your leadership role at your school?
What barriers do you foresee if MTSS were implemented at your school? What are some of the solutions to those barriers?
Participants will have knowledge about:
Participants will be able to:
About the Facilitator
Tara Eddy is a school psychologist, counselor, mom of two, and game developer. She has a BA in psychology and an MS in counseling and school psychology. She has a private license through the Board of Behavioral Health in California (United States). Tara has been providing therapy, consultation and comprehensive evaluation for 10 years. In her daily practice, she specializes in learning differences, ADHD, and anxiety. During her years directly working in schools, she led the redesign of various therapeutic programs for Santa Monica schools.
Tara is also the Founder & CEO of Feelings in Motion, a company producing educational games that support the social and emotional health of children around the globe. Currently, she works with Linden Education providing assessment and counseling to international students while running her two companies from Berlin.
Dates and times of offerings
November 21, 2023 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM GMT
Time commitment between sessions
Any knowledge of their current systemic supports for students including what is done to support academic and emotional growth
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