Episode 20: The Reality of Grief During Unexpected School Closures

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By Marie Kueny. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Join Professional School Counselor, Beth Pelc, and I as we discuss the impacts school closures have on educators. There is a real sense of grief and loss, especially with shutdowns occurring with little notice. Students and school staff alike are grieving the loss of rites of passage, graduations, school concerts and what has been normal routine for so long.
Beth and I discuss the stages of grief as how it relates to this specific time of sudden school closures, a "new" normal and how we can process these feelings.
Disclaimer: If you are feeling depressed or anxious, or have thoughts of self-harm, please seek professional support. This free text hotline is also available, although it is in no way associated with Compassionate Educators https://www.crisistextline.org/texting-in
Want to discover ways to help students go from breakdowns to breakthroughs? Register for the FREE Emotional Regulation Workshop beginning March 30, 2020 HERE: https://www.compassionateeducators.com/workshop
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