Suicide Prevention & SEL Part VI

Engagement Details


How can we expect students to look inward without first being willing to do so ourselves? And to help children become self-reflective means understanding the challenges of seeing ourselves clearly. Through this workshop segment, audience members participate in an exercise intended to understand ourselves better. We move onto strategies that help children engage in this process of self-reflection, which can improve their resiliency and behavior.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define self-reflection as a key PSEL intended to support personal growth.
  2. Consider our barriers for self-reflection.
  3. Learn simple strategies to encourage self-reflection in students.

About the Author

Jared Scherz, Ph.D., M.Ed., ACS

Jared Scherz, Ph.D., M.Ed., ACS

Dr. Scherz is a clinical psychologist, author, and educational consultant, working with educators for over twenty years. He earned his Master's in Education from Penn State University and went on to be an elementary school guidance counselor before earning his Ph.D.

As educators are more likely to invest their personal time, money, and energy into their work, support both inside the classroom is required.

My vision for TeacherCoach is to support the most important professionals on the planet in both your personal and professional lives. With healthy educators and a healthy school organization, students will thrive.

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