Mitigating vicarious trauma using Contemplative Art and Self-Care

Art. Play. Learn.

This workshop assists educators in understanding the meaning and impacts of vicarious trauma. It will also assist participants in gaining resources to improve their mental and physical health. Each unit is devoted to developing mindfulness and self-awareness, to de-stress before or after teaching. Contemplative art activities, basic meditation practices, and a discussion on how we can enhance our inner teacher through introspection, and self-awareness resources. Appropriate for teachers of all grade levels and subjects, including Paraprofessionals and other staff.

Location: Zoom
Audiences: Professional Development
Core Curricula: Career and Technology Education, English/Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Library and Media, World and Classical Languages
Art Forms: Creative Writing, Dance and Movement, Digital Arts/Media, Music, Theater, Visual Art and Design, Puppetry, Storytelling
Program/Event Format: Professional Development
Cost: $225.00 $25/ teacher, 3 teacher minimum - 9 teacher maximum, $225 maximum per unit, 8-unit course = $1,800 for 9 teachers Duration: 8 units, each 90 minutes
Student Supports: Sensory Friendly, ASL Interpreted, Assisted Listening, Braille/Audio Reading, Universal Design for Learning Compatible, Gifted/Advanced, Wheelchair Accessible