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ATA Professional Development Region B

Locals: Aspen View, Evergreen, Greater St Paul, Lakeland Catholic Separate, Northern Gateway, Northern Lights, Park Plains East, Pembina Hills, Woodland Rivers

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Wednesday, December 1 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Cost of Caring: How to Plan to Protect your Mental Wellbeing using HEARTcare Planning [Recording Available]

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This presentation is based on a two-year research study sponsored by the Association and the Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan that was conducted by Dr Astrid Kendrick, from the University of Calgary. This study examined how educators, by providing emotional labour, are at greater risk to experience compassion fatigue, compassion stress, and / or burnout.  The study also suggests HEARTcare planning, a mechanism by which teachers and school leaders can plan to protect and enhance their mental well being in times of trauma, crisis, and stress.

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Lisa Everitt

Executive Staff Officer, Government, The Alberta Teachers Association
Lisa joined the Association’s executive staff in 2006. Lisa holds a BSc degree from St Francis Xavier University, a BEd degree from St Mary’s University, an MEd and EdD degrees from the University of Alberta. Prior to joining the Association, Lisa taught high school mathematics... Read More →

Wednesday December 1, 2021 4:30pm - 5:30pm MST