Suicide Prevention & SEL Part VII

Engagement Details


One of the most difficult tasks for a human being is to look inward, identify our frailties, and work to either accept them or make changes. In this live workshop, a teacher is pulled onto the stage to help demonstrate the difficulty and power of acknowledging those parts of ourselves we aren't proud of. Through simple techniques, a child can be helped to do similar work on a path toward greater maturity.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the importance in identifying the less favorable parts of ourselves.
  2. Appreciate the barriers to openly acknowledging our inequities.
  3. Learn simple strategies to promote this PSEL with 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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