Practical Strategies to Support Educators Working to Meet the Needs of Newcomer Students

Who: for teachers, counsellors and administrators facing the difficult task of meeting the needs of diverse classrooms
What: Free webinar—Practical Strategies to Support Educators Working to Meet the Needs of Newcomer Students
When: Wed April 11th
Where: online
Why: Research revealed that further education in areas such as conflict awareness, understanding refugee characteristics, self-care and relationship building with students, families and communities, is needed among school staff. Educators are able to build capacity in their students by meeting psychosocial along with growth needs while also guiding students toward successful personal and professional goals for the future. Practical recommendations to support adjustment, career development and well-being among students through the creation of culturally responsive classrooms will be shared.
 
What you will learn:
 
-Working from a trauma-informed perspective
-Effects of trauma and interrupted learning
-9 core competency areas for educators of newcomer youth
-Lesson plans to assist and build capacity in classroom teachers, counsellors and settlement workers working with refugee students
-How to use the Blueprint for Life/Work Design to support the career development needs of refugee students
 

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