ERIC Number: ED380970
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Nov
Teacher Stress and Burnout. Organizing Systems To Support Competent Social Behavior in Children and Youth.
This guide presents individual and school-based strategies to help teachers deal with stress and burnout. The following individual strategies are briefly described: biofeedback, buddy system, childhood energy, conflict management, desensitization, dreams, exercise, humor, ideology, imaging, leaving stress behind, looking forward, making lists, meditation, mental diversions, mental health days, morning routine, nutrition, peer coaching, personal inventory for fun, refueling your tank, relaxation, responding to student concerns, self-praise, self-hypnosis, self-talk, sense of purpose, shunning the superman/superwoman image, sleep, social support, teacher mindsets, time alone, and time management. School strategies focus on the following areas: administrative support, behavioral consultation, districtwide technical assistance teams, embedded inservice training, inservice training, mentoring, organizational development, restructuring and reform, statewide technical assistance network, support networks, teacher assistance teams, teacher centers, teachers helping teachers, teacher work groups, and time restructuring. Two appendices provide additional individual and school strategies. (Contains 64 references or recommended readings.) (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Western Regional Resource Center, Eugene, OR.