It goes without saying that this year’s back-to-school experience has been fraught with stress and uncertainty for students, staff, and teachers in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Those who lead Kaiser Permanente’s Educational Theatre program recognized the current high level of stress and set out to offer educators a way to connect and discuss solutions for the unique challenges they are experiencing in 2020.
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Educational Theatre’s new resiliency workshops aim to help high school students better cope with stress and adversity.
Kaiser Permanente’s Educational Theatre in Colorado presents Invisible Feelings, a 25-minute workshop based off the popular children’s book, “The Invisible Boy” by Trudy Ludwig. Invisible Feelings is designed to help build some of the, if not the most essential, building blocks for a long healthy future.
“Kaiser Permanente is in schools because we know health is much more than medical care,” said Angela Coron, managing director, community benefit, Kaiser Permanente Southern California. “Wellness is about kids getting a chance in life, it’s about kids learning – and it needs to be inviting.”
Kaiser Permanente, the Golden State Warriors and Playworks joined together to visit a California elementary school for a Get Fit Time-Out event focusing on mindfulness, physical activity and meaningful play. At the event, the Warrior’s NBA MVP Steph Curry spoke about the importance of being present in the moment.
No one likes to be bullied. So, when Danielle learns one of her best friends, Gabriel, has stolen her journal, she becomes upset. A series of events soon unfolds, leading Danielle to seek help for her depression and suicidal thoughts.…