In this episode Chris Leonard, Thrive’s Chief Learning Officer, recently spoke with a Georgia power couple, Michael and Nita Creekmore about their firsthand knowledge of the current challenges that students, teachers, and parents are facing and clear ideas of how to support ourselves, our children, our students and our colleagues. Highlights include: Challenges among students […]
How Teacher Coaching Improves School Climate & Culture
In this episode of Conversations About Student Mental Health, Chris Leonard tackles the question of how to prepare teachers to support the growing social and emotional needs of students. Chris talks with Steven Cates, an interventionist at Southside Community School in Tucson, Arizona, and a participant in Thrive Alliance Group’s Coaching, Training, and Certification program. […]
Strategies for Classroom Behavior Problems
In this webinar, we share strategies to help school staff members understand the root causes and work with struggling students to improve classroom behavior and academic progress. Our experts are passionate about providing strategies for classroom behavior problems. Here’s what you’ll learn: The psychological impacts of the pandemic on students 3 types of social/emotional stagnation […]
Fostering Positive Relationships Between Parents, Schools and the Community
In the past 18 months, many students experienced gaps in academic, social, and emotional development. Parents are worried about what their children have missed and how their school will ensure stability and readiness for what comes next. Needless to say, the current situation can be a recipe for tension between parents and educators. So how […]
Are You Ready For The Mental Health Tsunami?
Experts are predicting a wave of mental health issues as a direct outcome of the trauma and uncertainty associated with COVID-19. In this presentation, we explore how educators and parents can proactively address trauma, in themselves and their children, to minimize the long-term fallout from the pandemic crisis.