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Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Early Childhood Education Staff During COVID-19
Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
Category: Other conferences and events

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Early childhood education staff members are facing unique challenges during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. They continue to support the education, development, and well-being of children and families remotely, to the extent possible. It is important that staff members take time to address their own mental health needs as well. Join Dr. Robin H. Gurwitch, Ph.D., in this “Ask the Expert” series webinar to explore strategies for helping staff members manage their mental health needs during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Topics for the Webinar

· Common stressors for children and staff members

· Strategies for helping staff members manage overall stress in young children and themselves

 

Presenters: 

  • Robin H. Gurwitch, Ph.D.
  • Sangeeta Parikshak, Ph.D., Behavioral Health Lead, Office of Head Start
 

Target Audience

  • Head Start program directors and health services staff members
  • Head Start state collaboration directors
  • Child care resource and referral agency personnel
  • State public health department staff
  • Child care health consultants
  • Child care directors
  • Nurses working with any early care and education program

Contact: National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness at [email protected] or (888) 227-5125