Tuesday, August 18 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Using Pear Deck to Engage Students in Mental Health Services

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When the school doors closed due to COVID19, auxiliary supports such as mental health counseling also moved online. Remote learning created several barriers to students accessing mental health support services, and also led to kids being less motivated and interested in mental health services. Pear Deck, a Google Add-On, helped improve student engagement and participation while also addressing some of the social awkwardness that comes with online therapy sessions. By utilizing Pear Deck's features, staff are better equipped to deliver material in a way that's interactive and engaging, and captures and maintains students' attention.

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Tatiana Duchak

Youth Therapist, Behavioral Health
Hello! My name is Tatiana and I work as a mental health therapist at Percy L. Julian High School on the South Side of Chicago.I deeply love my job and I am passionate about meeting the needs of my students and their families. Therapy is great, but being therapeutic is amazing. There... Read More →

Tuesday August 18, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am CDT
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