This article offers support for the importance of mindfulness for educators. Much has been written about the importance of mindfulness for students' mental health, but this is also true for the adults in the school building.Source:
Peter DeWitt, Ed.D., Education Week, August 19, 2018Description:
"There are countless school counselors, teachers, nurses and school leaders who feel stress on a daily basis and that begins to bleed into their daily lives. Besides stress many of these school personnel are working with students who experience trauma at home. Those adults working with this fragile student population are at risk of experiencing vicarious trauma because they just cannot shake off the heaviness of working with students who seem to be living through so much turmoil."Read the full article here!