Resources For Schools and Teachers

Stress Management for Teachers Webinar

Colleen Eddy recent­ly adapt­ed the pro­gram into an online webi­nar series with­out the book or in-per­son train­ing. To begin, watch the 90-minute overview webi­nar below. The remain­ing webi­na­rs are divid­ed into three parts, Adap­tive Think­ing, Adap­tive Behav­iors, and Long-Term Plan­ning. We rec­om­mend that you com­plete one of these parts, in order, every week after com­plet­ing the overview webinar.

Treatment and Services Adaptation Center

The web­site intro­duces the infor­ma­tion and coop­er­a­tion between school, teach­ers, and men­tal health pro­fes­sion­als for cre­at­ing a pos­i­tive and trau­ma-respon­sive school environment.

Stop Bullying

Stop Bul­ly­ing is the offi­cial web­site on access­ing poli­cies, laws, train­ing, and strate­gies on how schools and teach­ers pro­vide sup­port for bul­ly­ing prevention.

Leverage Social and Emotional Learning for Return to School Guide

For teach­ers, school fac­ul­ties, admin­is­tra­tors who might look for strate­gies on reopen­ing and renew­ing the school com­mu­ni­ty under the impact of a pan­dem­ic, this resource could be applied as guidance.

Institute for Innovation and Implementation

The fol­low­ing source from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mary­land, School of Social Work con­tains infor­ma­tion on tele­health under the pan­dem­ic, how to main­tain a con­nec­tion through zoom, and COVID 19 resources based on topics.

Ditch the Label

This is a web­site with toolk­its and arti­cles about improv­ing self-image, form­ing healthy rela­tion­ships, and cau­tion­ing on risk fac­tors that impact the relationships.

Cyberbullying Research Center

Includ­ing con­cepts of bul­ly­ing, cyber­bul­ly­ing and relat­ed infor­ma­tion on bul­ly­ing pre­ven­tion, the resource pro­vides both youth and adults on search­ing for help on cyber­bul­ly­ing incidents.

CASEL Guide to Schoolwide Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

The CASEL Guide to school­wide SEL pro­vides work­shops, plan set­ting, infor­ma­tion ses­sions, and how to improve with data reflec­tion for school teams.

Self Regulation Reference Guide

This PDF out­lines Self-Reg­u­la­tion (man­ag­ing emo­tions and man­ag­ing behav­ior) in the Uni­ver­sal sup­port, Select­ed Groups sup­port, and Indi­vid­ual sup­ports. This PDF also includes exam­ples of Indi­vid­ual Sup­port applications. 

De-escalation model

This PDF breaks down the de-esca­la­tion mod­el in order to help us deter­mine the best strat­e­gy to address dis­rup­tive behav­ior and rein­force appro­pri­ate behavior.

Executive Functioning: Administrators

This Pow­er­Point cov­ers infor­ma­tion about Exec­u­tive Func­tion­ing (defined as, Skills that help us to decide what activ­i­ties or tasks we will pay atten­tion to and which ones we’ll choose to do). This resource includes uni­ver­sal, tar­get­ed, and indi­v­d­ual sup­ports for stu­dents. This resource was cre­at­ed by the Boone Coun­ty Schools Men­tal Health Coalition.

Managing Anxiety

These two Pow­er­Points (linked below) cov­er infor­ma­tion about work­ing with stu­dents with anx­i­ety in the class­room in Pri­ma­ry, Ele­men­tary, and Sec­ondary schools, how it impacts learn­ing, and tools to pre­vent anx­i­ety or help to alle­vi­ate anx­i­ety in the class­room. This resource was cre­at­ed by the Boone Coun­ty Schools Men­tal Health Coalition.

Pri­ma­ry & Ele­men­tary | Sec­ondary Level

Managing Disruptive Behavior

These two Pow­er­Points (linked below) explain what Dis­rup­tive Behav­ior looks like in Pri­ma­ry, Ele­men­tary, and Sec­ondary schools, how it impacts learn­ing, and tools to pre­vent dis­rup­tive behav­ior. This resource was cre­at­ed by the Boone Coun­ty Schools Men­tal Health Coalition.

Pri­ma­ry & Ele­men­tary | Sec­ondary Level

Evidence Based Intervention Network

The Evi­dence Based Inter­ven­tion Net­work was devel­oped to pro­vide guid­ance in the selec­tion and imple­men­ta­tion of evi­dence-based inter­ven­tions (EBI) in the class­room set­ting, and to sup­port the use of EBI in schools. Our exten­sive resource base includes evi­dence-based inter­ven­tion briefs, video mod­el­ing of EBIs, and infor­ma­tion on select­ing and using EBI. Each of these resources has been devel­oped in col­lab­o­ra­tion with fac­ul­ty and stu­dents from a vari­ety of universities.”

Positive Behavior Interventions & Support

Pos­i­tive Behav­ioral Inter­ven­tions & Sup­port (PBIS) is fund­ed by Depart­ment of Education’s Office of Spe­cial Edu­ca­tion Pro­grams. The broad pur­pose of PBIS is to improve the effec­tive­ness, effi­cien­cy and equi­ty of schools and oth­er agen­cies. Their web­site includes resources for teach­ers, resources for remote learn­ing, lists of PBIS for all 3‑tiers, and many oth­er resources.

Intervention Center

This web page has RTI (Response to Inter­ven­tion) resources. Inter­ven­tions cov­er social-emo­tion­al tools, aca­d­e­m­ic tools, and par­ent-teacher com­mu­ni­ca­tion tools.

Voluntary Action Center Guide Addendum

This doc­u­ment includes a list of Vol­un­tary Action Cen­ters with­in our com­mu­ni­ty. Each pro­gram or cen­ter includes infor­ma­tion on how to con­tact them for an appoint­ment or intake, their web­sites, phys­i­cal address­es, phone num­bers, and the ser­vices they provide. 

Nation Association of School Psychologist Website

This link con­tains all the resources list­ed on the NASP (Nation­al Asso­ci­a­tion of School Psy­chol­o­gists) web­site. Resource top­ics include Men­tal Health, Safety/Crisis, Spe­cial Edu­ca­tion, Diver­si­ty, and School Psychology. 

Trauma-Informed Strategies for Supporting Return to School During Covid — 19

This is a video focus­ing on trau­ma-informed strate­gies for sup­port­ing the return to school dur­ing the COVID-19. It gives us an overview of trau­ma, COVID-19 impact on trau­ma and dif­fer­ent groups, the cop­ing strate­gies to pro­motes resilience. Espe­cial­ly, it pro­vides schools, teach­ers, fam­i­lies, and stu­dents with rec­om­men­da­tions to help schools run­ning dur­ing COVID-19. 

Coaching Consulting Page

This is a web­site shar­ing the coach­ing con­sul­ta­tion slides. It intro­duces effec­tive con­sul­ta­tion meth­ods and the ways to roll with resis­tance. The prac­tices between con­sul­tants and teach­ers, par­ents are also list­ed as an example.

Classroom Check-Up Feedback Form

This is a class­room check-up feed­back form for teach­ers. It includes 4 big areas like class­room struc­ture, instruc­tion­al and behav­ior man­age­ment, and class­room cli­mate. All areas can be mea­sured by a degree bar rang­ing from “area of strength” to “needs attention”.

Coaching Classroom Management

Coach­ing Class­room Man­age­ment is the per­fect com­pan­ion to CHAMPs, Dis­ci­pline in the Sec­ondary Class­room, or any research-based approach to man­ag­ing stu­dent behav­ior. The effec­tive lead­er­ship of admin­is­tra­tors, instruc­tion­al coach­es, mas­ter teach­ers, men­tors, behav­ior spe­cial­ists, school psy­chol­o­gists, depart­ment chairs, sub­ject area spe­cial­ists, and lit­er­a­cy coach­es can help teach­ers cre­ate calm and pro­duc­tive classrooms.

Pub­lish­er | Kindle/Amazon

Motivational Interviewing for Successful Classroom Management

A book about moti­va­tion­al inter­view­ing for effec­tive class­room man­age­ment. The book focus­es on help­ing K‑12 teach­ers increase their use of class­room man­age­ment strate­gies that work. It also includes 20 repro­ducible forms, check­lists, and tem­plates which teach­ers can use.

Pub­lish­er | Kindle/Amazon

PBIS Tips for eLearning

The com­par­i­son chart lists the good actions and wrong actions that teach­ers and school lead­ers should and shouldn’t take dur­ing the e‑Learning.

CHAMPS-Virtual Classroom Worksheet

This is a work­sheet for teach­ers to check if they pre­pare well for online teach­ing, espe­cial­ly the technology.

STOIC Online Classroom Management Overview

This resource pro­vides teach­ers with five ele­ments to build a pos­i­tive cli­mate and cul­ture in the class­room and school, in order to enhance aca­d­e­m­ic achieve­ment and pre­vent dropout rates of students.

STOIC Top 7 Online Strategies

The doc­u­ment con­tains strate­gies for online class­room engage­ments which help teach­ers prepar­ing and set­ting up a pos­i­tive online learn­ing environment.

Common Negative Thoughts and Their Positive Replacement Worksheet

Turn neg­a­tive thoughts into pos­i­tive with the help of this down­load­able worksheet. 

Adaptive Thinking Webinar Series

The three videos from the webi­nar series serve as online lessons which are not lim­it­ed to dis­cus­sion on the book chap­ters (from intro­duc­tion to Chap­ter 6) of ‘Stress Man­age­ment for Teach­ers’. They also include expla­na­tions of con­cepts on stress man­age­ment and strate­gies for teach­ers on mod­er­at­ing stress lev­els. It would be ben­e­fi­cial for an audi­ence to have a copy of the book and mate­ri­als for note-taking.

Video 1 | Video 2 | Video 3

Adaptive Behavior Webinar Series

These three videos are con­tin­u­ous dis­cus­sions about chap­ters (chap­ter 7 to Chap­ter 8) in ‘Stress Man­age­ment for Teach­ers’. It includes strate­gies on stress-reduc­ing with actu­al exam­ples pro­vid­ed in the first two videos, and top tips on class­room man­age­ment from Dr. Reinke, the direc­tor of Mis­souri Pre­ven­tion Cen­ter. Again, hav­ing a copy of the book and prepar­ing for note-tak­ing would be helpful.

Video 1 | Video 2 | Video 3

Long-Term Planning Webinar

Chap­ter 9 of the book ‘Stress Man­age­ment for Teach­ers’ is dis­cussed in the first video, and hand­outs from Chap­ter 14 on stress man­age­ment is dis­cussed by Dr. Her­man (co-author of the book) in the sec­ond video. Strate­gies with pos­i­tive psy­chol­o­gy, mind­ful­ness and per­son­al­ized plan­ning for stress man­age­ment are includ­ed in the webinar.

Video 1 | Video 2

COVID-19 Update Webinar

Colleen Eddy recent­ly cre­at­ed a webi­nar for using strate­gies in the teacher stress man­age­ment pro­gram to cope with COVID-19 relat­ed stres­sors that many teach­ers are expe­ri­enc­ing now.

Boone County Social Services Database

With sup­port from the Boone Coun­ty Children’s Ser­vices Fund, sev­er­al MU Cen­ters and orga­ni­za­tions recent­ly part­nered to cre­ate a free, search­able data­base of social ser­vice providers in Boone Coun­ty. The data­base pro­vides access to local social ser­vices (includ­ing tele­health ser­vices) such as child­care, food, hous­ing, job train­ing, and counseling.