The coronavirus stay-at-home order – how is that working for your students? Their parents and caregivers? And, you?
In this seminar, we will explore how the COVID-19 situation affects the mental health and emotional well-being of young students, parents, and teachers. You will discover how fear and uncertainty manifest in behavior, learn strategies for managing stress and anxiety, and take away tips for taking care of yourself and others.
Janet Pozmantier, a licensed professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, and play therapist, will lead this session.
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About Janet Pozmantier
Janet Pozmantier is a licensed professional counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist, and registered play therapist. As an award-winning author, curriculum developer, trainer, and child advocate, Janet has created and successfully implemented child abuse prevention, relationship, parenting, mental health, trauma, and youth suicide education curricula.
Janet was instrumental in establishing Children at Risk, a children’s advocacy organization in Houston, and served as the Founding Director of the Center for School Behavioral Health at Mental Health America of Greater Houston. She is co-author of a book “The First Years” on early childhood development and was named Trainer of the Year by the Texas AEYC.
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