Educator wellbeing is a key part of a mentally healthy learning community. The Educator wellbeing page offers a range of resources to help you manage your wellbeing and help build a mentally healthy workplace.
Here, you’ll find educator wellbeing tools that can help you reflect on your stressors, promote help-seeking behaviour, and support your wellbeing and that of your colleagues.
Wellbeing Tools for Students
See Wellbeing Tools for Students for a collection of online resources that Be You has compiled for students.
These tools are designed to help young people learn about mental health and wellbeing, and practise the skills to look after their wellbeing. The tools also contain useful strategies for when young people, or their peers, are struggling.
Resources and information
Emerging Minds Community Trauma Toolkit
The Emerging Minds Community Trauma Toolkit is designed for educators working with children and families in areas affected by a natural disaster or other traumatic event in the community.
Be You Fact Sheets
Learning communities may find the Be You Fact Sheets on grief, trauma and critical incidents helpful.
Stories from learning communities
Read success stories and learn implementation tips from other educators to develop positive, inclusive, and resilient learning communities.
- Empowering children's voice in disaster recovery
- How prepared is your learning community for a bushfire or natural disaster?
- How to notice, inquire and provide support during the natural disaster season
- Preparing all students for bushfire season
- Supporting the voice of children and young people during disaster recovery
The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR) develops, maintains and shares knowledge and learning to support a disaster-resilient Australia.
The Australian Psychological Society has a range of resources available about natural disasters and other traumatic event in the community.
Sessions and Events
Engage with, and learn from, the Be You team and other educators across Australia through interactive Be You implementation sessions, events and webinars. These informative online events explore aspects of Be You content and other areas of interest.
You can view recordings of sessions, events and webinars about supporting children and young people after a natural disaster, critical incident or other traumatic event in the community, below.
- A roadmap for recovery following a bushfire
- Building skills for resilience in disaster recovery
- Community Trauma
- Managing wellbeing in times of change and uncertainty (Be You Virtual Conference 2020 - Responding Together)
- Preparing learning communities for the bushfire season
- Recognising, reflecting on and responding to grief and loss in a school community
- Trauma informed practice in your learning community
- Understanding transitions in the context of disaster recovery and resilience
- Understanding trauma responses following a bushfire
- Working with and walking alongside - Protective factors to support communities recovering from adverse experiences
To access all previous sessions and events and to check for upcoming sessions, visit the Be You Sessions and Events page.
Be You Professional Learning
Critical incidents can affect everyone in the learning community.
The Responding Together domain includes three Professional Learning modules on how learning communities can prepare for critical incidents, respond in times of crisis and support recovery following a natural disaster.
- Recognise: Understand the potential impact of critical incidents.
- Respond: A collaborative response to critical incidents.
- Natural disasters: A practical framework and useful strategies for supporting resilence and recovery in learning communities followoing a natural disaster or other traumatic event.
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