California ASCD in partnership with Character Strong present
Boosting Educator Collective Efficacy to Address Student Mental Health Needs
When: December 13, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (PT)
There has been an uptick in students' with mental health needs since the pandemic, leaving some educators feeling outmatched.
This webinar focuses on restoring hope and collective efficacy among educators by discussing practices educators have the ability to implement that can address students' mental health needs and promote their well-being and academic engagement.
Attendees will be provided with resources on low-burden high impact practices they can apply right away.
Low-Burden High Impact Classroom Practices - Tier 1 Checklist
4 at the Door Plus 1 More
"Temperature' Checks with Students
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email. After payment process has been completed and closer to the date of the webinar, you will receive an email containing information about joining the meeting.
Clay Cook, PhD is an implementation scientist, psychologist, and former paraprofessional and middle school math teacher. He is the Chief Development Officer at Character Strong who has spent the past 15 years working in partnership with school systems across the country to support the implementation of effective practices that promote better and more equitable outcomes for students. Dr. Cook has been a professor and researcher at 3 universities.
Kat Pastor, Director of School Supports & Outreach at Character Strong, has passionately served as a student and educator advocate for over 20 years in the roles of coach, student council advisor, school counselor at the secondary level and financial aid counselor/coordinator of student employment and adjunct professor at the post-secondary level. Through Kat’s leadership, her school counseling department received both state and national recognition.
Alma Lopez, Lead School Counselor at California’s Livingston Middle School, is the first Latina National School Counselor of the Year. Alma has been a school counselor for 15 years and serves as Livingston USD’s school counseling coordinator. Lopez, a recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) reviewer, serves on the CASC Board of Directors. As she plans and organizes support services, Alma always thinks of equity and access to ensure our neediest students get the support they need to be successful.