Trauma & Stress, Session 3: Burnout Is Real: Managing the Stress of the Classroom


Presenter: Sarah Zawaly
For: Infant & Toddler, Early Childhood, and Elementary Teachers
CPD Hours: 1.5
Available: On Demand

Secondary traumatic stress is common among teachers. Teachers not only have academic standards to uphold but many become the social-emotional coach in their students’ life. Learn techniques that will support your emotional health, allow you to find work life balance while continuing to meet the needs of your classroom.

Learner Outcomes

  • Understand your own stress and how it affects you.
  • Learn mindfulness and relaxation techniques to help you manage secondary traumatic stress.
  • Begin to develop your own self care plan that supports a work-life balance.

Sarah Zawaly, MSW, is director of the Innovation Lab at Children, Inc., in Covington, KY, where she specializes in bringing the most innovative solutions and best practices in early education to students, teachers, and parents. As a former teacher and clinical social worker, her focus on finding practical and simple strategies to nurture childhood emotional growth has been essential to maximizing the impact on school culture and improving outcomes of those whom she serves.


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