E.A.S.E. lessons are currently available for grades K-7. The content of the training is valuable and relevant for teachers K-12. On October 23rd you are invited to log into the online course with a district EASE trainer at 9:00am on Teams. After an introduction, you will complete the course on your own. You are encouraged to attend a debrief session with your district trainers at 1:30pm for one hour. In this debrief you can ask questions,listen to other educators about the different pieces of the program and process the learning with others.
Steps: 1. Register (by October 19th ) at https://healthymindsbc.gov.bc.ca/ease-online/
2. October 23rd 9:00-9:30 Go to your teams invite and meet your EASE district trainer to walk through the first section
3. Complete the rest of the online program on your own.
4. October 23rd 1:30-2:30 Go back to Teams and process and discuss the content with other educators and EASE district trainer.
More about the online content:
This three-hour online course is about understanding and managing everyday anxiety at school.
EASE Online includes six sections:
1. Introducing EASE
2. The Educator’s Role in Mental Health
3. Understanding Anxiety
4. Anxiety in the Classroom
5. Creating a Supportive Environment
6. Tying It All Together
On completing EASE Online, you’ll receive a certificate of completion and access to the EASE lessons.
The Everyday Anxiety Strategies for Educators (EASE) lessons are available for Primary (K–3) and Intermediate (4–7) educators.
Presenter(s): Chole Kelly, Sarah Welton and Paula Foran, Area Counsellors and District EASE Trainers.