A Rutgers expert explains how teachers can avoid or cope with burnout from new teaching methods and health concerns
Several months after schools re-opened nationwide, many teachers are experiencing burnout from having to adapt to new methods of instructing students while managing anxiety about their health. Ann Murphy, director of the Northeast and Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center at Rutgers School of Health Professions, who has been providing training for school personnel, says burnout can cause exhaustion and chronic stress and lead to serious health consequences. Murphy discusses how teachers, with the help of school administrators, can manage stress and anxiety during these unpredictable times. To read the full story.