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Fall Professional Development Area Conference (PDAC) 2020 has ended
Today’s coffee break is on Morgex!
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These online sessions were conducted on November 28, 2020 by members of the ATA’s Professional Development Program Area (pd@ata.ab.ca). Many of these sessions will be recorded by the ATA Professional Development staff for posting to various online collaboration, social media services, and platforms for use by ATA members and the general public. The recordings will be available on these services and platforms until at least (June 30, 2021). Please note that this session’s recording may be housed on servers outside Canada and beyond the ATA’s control. Your participation in this session is voluntary and indicates your consent for the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information during the session under the provisions of the Personal Information Protection of Alberta (PIPA). The ATA privacy officer is available to answer any questions or concerns at margaret.shane@ata.ab.ca.



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Saturday, November 28 • 10:30am - 11:15am
Mental Health 101

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Similar to first aid training, this workshop will give teachers the basic information they need to identify and help students who may be experiencing mental health issues. Lessons learned in this workshop are not confined to the classroom however, and the skills acquired will also help teachers understand the feelings their colleagues, and even themselves, may be experiencing at times. Participants will leave with practical strategies and interventions to promote positive mental health.

Speakers
avatar for Kathleen Silverman

Kathleen Silverman

Association Instructor, Alberta Teachers' Association
Kathleen has experience working with students of all ages in diverse environments. She currently divides her time between her family, classroom teaching, developing and teaching art history courses to adults, as an ATA Project Liaison and Consultant and as an Association Instructor... Read More →


Saturday November 28, 2020 10:30am - 11:15am MST