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Each Pre-recorded session can be found within our schedule or can be watched on demand in our Video Library and will be available for the entire month of February.

2021 Partners in Education Virtual Luncheon - Shelley Moore
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Thursday February 4th, 2021
11:00am - 11:30am - Virtual Reception
11:30am-12:30am - Shelley Moore

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Thursday, February 4 • 10:15am - 11:15am
The Self-Care Trap: What We Keep Getting Wrong About Mental Health

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In the past few years, mental health has become a topic of seemingly endless discussion — whether it’s corporate campaigns, school presentations, or mailinglist emails. We’re told that mental health is like physical health, that we need to ensure we make time for self-care, that there is a list of free meditation apps in this month’s newsletter. So why are we still struggling? In this presentation, Lee will explore the problems with focusing on awareness and the trap created by so-called “self-care.” They will discuss how the narrowing our conversations about mental health to an individual level does a disservice to our students, our teachers, and our communities… and how we can start creating something better.

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Lee Thomas

Lee Thomas is a speaker, writer, and educator based in Fredericton, New Brunswick. They are a private practice therapist who specializes in mental health and queer issues, with a particular focus on eating disorders. They are also a Mental Health First Aid Instructor, two-time TEDx... Read More →

Thursday February 4, 2021 10:15am - 11:15am MST
Virtual Feature Room C
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  • Chairperson Heather Thomson - Elk Island Catholic #21
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  • Grade Focus None
  • Tags English
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