July 7, 2021 2pm
Preservice teachers face a unique trifecta; they must learn to recognize indicators and impacts of mental health disorders, respond to P-12 students’ mental health needs, and simultaneously support their own mental health during a critical period of adolescent development and transition. Instead of viewing this as “the perfect storm,” we frame this as an opportunity to go beyond providing basic knowledge of mental health issues and find an...more
August 4, 2021 2pm
Birding is an activity that can bring so much joy and empowerment to everybody, but not everybody is able to go birding easily. Birdability is a non-profit organization focused on removing barriers to access for birders with mobility challenges, blindness or low vision, intellectual or developmental disabilities (including autism), mental illness, being Deaf or Hard of Hearing and other health concerns. Learn about why this should matter to...more
Austin's Environmental Leaders: A Conversation on Equity, Opportunity, and Adventure in the Outdoors
September 1, 2021 2pm
Austin Youth River Watch is a mentoring and environmental education program for high school students and young adults. This multi-year after school and summer program engages historically underrepresented youth in water quality testing, community focused restoration projects, and outdoor adventure. Our goal is to foster a love of nature, build meaningful relationships, and support our students in any way we can. Join this session to hear...more
October 6, 2021 2pm
Webinar with Dr. Amanda Wetegrove-Romine
Research confirms that spending time in green spaces improves how our brains respond to stress. Exploring the outdoors has been linked to lower rates of depression and anxiety. A walk in nature can also improve memory and decrease worry. This workshop is designed to share this information and help participants develop their own plan for getting outdoors regularly. Guided walking mindfulness can...more
August 12, 2021 5pm
Join partners across the state to network and share what we all have been up to.more
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