Cedars-Sinai helps 28 LA Unified schools with trauma programs
As the school year kicks off this month, 28 LAUSD schools will get free psychological services on site, thanks to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. “Unfortunately, violence and trauma is a regular thing in the lives of children in some parts of Los Angeles, and teachers are just not trained to handle that — they should be...
By Mike Szymanski | August 4, 2015
LA Unified offering new teachers a course in stress relief
Acknowledging the challenges facing new teachers with the aim of helping them have long careers, LA Unified is offering classes this month to help freshly-minted teachers learn how to deal with stress. The district is offering a the New Teacher Summer Institute, a five-day series of workshops, with about 1,800 teachers expected to take the courses....
By Mike Szymanski | July 16, 2015