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Self Care for Librarians: September Series

Lisa Keating, Ph.D., has a Bachelors in Human Development and Family Studies from Oregon State University, a Masters Degree in Child Development from San Diego State University, and a Doctorate from Alliant University.  She completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychology at the Menninger Institute.  Since then, Dr. Keating has worked as a consultant to two of the local school districts and to the Washoe Indian Tribe.  For the last ten years she has been the Clinical Director for Reno Municipal Court Co-Occurring Disorders Practice.  She has been in private practice in Carson City since 2001 and works with children, teens and adults.  

Wellness Series Video #1

Discussion Questions 

Why is Covid-19 so hard on kids and teenagers/young adults?

What is it in their developmental phase that makes it so hard?

What are some of the symptoms that children and teens/young adults experiencing?

What can a loud and disrespectful student tell you about what is going on with them emotionally?

What can a spaced out / withdrawn student tell you about what is going on with them emotionally?

Video #1 Additional Resources

Additional Reading Materials:

Hoffman, J. (2020, August 13). Young Adults Report Rising Levels of Anxiety and Depression in Pandemic. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/13/health/Covid-mental-health-anxiety.html

Back to School Resources for Families and Educators. (2020, September 18). Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://childmind.org/backtoschool/

Strambler, M., & Connell, C. M. (2020, April 29). Studying the unintended consequences of COVID-19 responses on family wellbeing and child safety. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://medicine.yale.edu/news-article/24306/

Wellness Series Video #2

Discussion Questions 

What type of distractions are you experiencing in management of your own personal affairs?

What kinds of issues are you hearing about or experiencing in your family relative to managing online learning and life online?

What are some of the unintended benefits you are seeing?

What is the most frustrating parts?

     

Video #2 Additional Resources

Additional Reading Materials:

Caron, C. (2020, September 17). How to Help Parents Who Are Struggling to Provide for Their Kids. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/17/parenting/helping-parents-kids-coronavirus.html

Bazelon, E. (2020, September 11). Will This Be a Lost Year for America's Children? Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/09/11/magazine/covid-school-reopenings.html

 

Wellness Series Video #3

 

Discussion Questions

What are the top three things you can do to make your support of schools focused on specific learning objectives during the school year, in specific subjects?

What are the top three things you can do to support families with homework help?

What are the top three things you can do to create programs for teachers to learn more about library resources and how to access them to enrich the classroom?

 

Video #3 Additional Resources

Additional Reading Materials:

Bosch, K. (2020, September 11). How to Tell if Distance Learning Is Working for Your Kid. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/11/parenting/remote-learning-outcomes.html

 

 

Presenter

Lisa Keating, PhD ~ Clinical psychologist at Sierra Psychological Associates, LLC