Interactive Knowledge Update for TEACHERS on ‘Managing stress personally while ensuring the care of STUDENTS’
Interactive Knowledge Update for TEACHERS on ‘Managing stress personally while ensuring the care of STUDENTS’ via zoom
Over a billion children are at home and not in the classroom even as the COVID 19 Pandemic unfolds says UNICEF.
As COVID-19 brings uncertainty, stress for teachers, it’s time we foster mechanisms that support them.
With the changing face of educational systems and processes, it is important to acknowledge the systemic and structural underpinnings of teacher and educator stress that are very unique to this time period. The trajectory of an academic calendar is something we all are extremely familiar with, even if we are not part of the system as employees.
With COVID-19 in our lives, the beginning of this academic year looks a whole lot different for those involved in school systems — from teachers, parents, students as well as school administrators. With the changing face of educational systems and processes, it is important to acknowledge the systemic and structural underpinnings of teacher and educator stress that are very unique to this time period. The shift to online modalities of learning has seen an increase in documentation, a restructuring in the way content is curated and delivered, and a rapid change in the job roles and expectations of teachers (Source: First Post).
This 6th Interactive Knowledge Update will help initiate an informed dialogue with and amongst TEACHERS, so that they can manage stress and the uncertainty better even as they care for CHILDREN as EDUCATORS during COVID 19.
This Interactive Knowledge Update will help:
- Contextualize the stress that COVID 19 is generating among students & teachers
- Understand the broad meaning and dimensions of mental health
- Be able to identify some common issues faced by students
- Practical advice to deal with stress management and help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing
Date: 27th August 2020
Time: 02.45pm (90 minutes)
Who will be part: Teachers teaching students from standard 5th to 12th Std
Pre-recorded videos by Dr.D.Srinivasan, handouts and self-administered questionnaires
On completion of attending the webinar, course assignment and readings a certificate will be issued.
- Dr.D.Srinivasan, M.D (Psy), DPM, did his MBBS from Madras Medical College, Chennai from 1972 to 1978. Then he completed his D.P.M (1982) and M.D. in Psychiatry (1985) from the Institute of Mental Health, Chennai. He has been leading the Department of Psychiatry at Kovai Medical Centre Hospitals from 1992.He has held the office of the Secretary of the Indian Psychiatric Society’s Tamilnadu chapter from 1993 to 1995 and the office of the President from 2008 to 2009. He is a Life Fellow in the Indian Psychiatric Society(I.P.S.), Fellow of the Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (I.A.P.P.) and Member, American Psychiatric Association (A.P.A.)
- Dr.Karthikayani Murugan is a Clinical Psychologist at Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital. She has done her course in child adolescent & family therapy from National Institute of Mental and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS Bangalore) in the year 2018. She has also undergone training in clinical hypnosis, substance use disorder in 2019. She has completed M.Phil in Psychology from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai in 2016. She has also done her graduation and post- graduation from PSG College of Arts and Science between 2005 to 2010 and has been the meritorious student. She is undergoing her Ph.D. from Government Arts College, Coimbatore.
- Dr.Kezevino Aram, President, Shanti Ashram
- Dr.S.R.Subramanian, Head, Sustainable development Programme, Shanti Ashram
- Dr.Subhadra Iyengar, Coordinator, Public Health Desk, ICPH
- Shri.Vijayaragavan, Head, Youth Leadership Programme, Shanti Ashram
- Ms.Deepalakshmi, Head, Bala Shanti Programme