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Title: Student Mental Health: Teachers as First Responders

Time: 11:15 am

Room: Commons Regents

Name: Stacy Hagen

Institution: Independent Consultant

Co-presenters (if any):

Type: Workshop (45 min)

Summary: Many students struggle with stress, anxiety and depression, and teachers are often the first contact. Our response is critical. Research has shown that an emotional connection with just one adult can help mitigate negative experiences that affect learning and behavior. This talk addresses first steps in helping students.

Biography: Stacy Hagen has been involved in ESL for 40 years as a teacher, administrator, teacher-trainer, and materials writer. Students have included intensive, immigrant, refugee, high school, and MATESL students. She has a special interest in mental health issues that affect students in the classroom.

Topics addressed: Other

Intended audience: Higher Ed. Intensive English,Adult Refugee/Immigrant Programs,K-12 Settings

Thematic track: Other


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