H & S
Wellness and health are foundational to functionality for every worker. Traditionally, health and safety practices have focused on physical injury prevention. Now more than ever, the ongoing, relentless demands in a number of professions, education among them, is showing that proactive steps to maintain and protect mental and social/emotional health and regulation are not only a responsible, but perhaps even necessary action to take. Teachers have a right to workplaces that have policies and practices in place that support physical and mental health.
From the Sept/Oct issue of Teacher magazine...a short article on Health and Safety and a key issue being how teachers can manage and support students who are violent in school.