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Transform Eco-Anxiety Pod: Teacher and Parent Training for the Challenges of Eco-Anxious Youth

August 1, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

Transform Eco-Anxiety Pod: Teacher and Parent Training for the Challenges of Eco-Anxious Youth

In 2021 The Lancet published a study which involved 10,000 youth from ten developed countries. They found that “75% of them think that the future is frightening,” and “56% of them believe that humanity is doomed.” A set of tools from existential ecology can be applied to help our youth have satisfying lives in the mid-21st century. Currently they live at home and are in school. Parents or teachers can learn this new way of looking at our changing world and then teach our youth a different way of facing the challenges of their daily experience.

Pierre-Eric Sutter’s book, N’ayez pas peur du collapse (Don’t Be Afraid of Collapse, 2020), offers a step-by-step method to change our way of thinking/feeling/acting amidst collapsing systems (climate, diversity, democracy, politics, supply chains, etc.). This training will focus on techniques for enabling secondary school students (aged 14-18) to cope with the data catastrophes that they now face. The Transform Eco-Anxiety Training Manual (written at the 10th-grade reading level) will be used as a text for “Climate Class.”

Along with their apprehensive view of the future, our youth carry a great potential to make change (as demonstrated by Greta Thunberg, Clover Hogan, and many others). Join us for an exploratory dis

Presenter/Host Bio

Robert Bell is a former elementary, middle school, and high school teacher. He has Life Science, Behavior Disorder, Emotional Disturbance, and Learning Handicapped credentials. He taught students from 8 to 17 years of age over 26 years and is part of the Climate Coaching Alliance Youth and Education Pod. This training targets teachers and parents in the summer months before school starts, and it will be continued on August 21st.


More Information: https://www.climatecoachingalliance.org/event/training-or-workshop-transform-eco-anxiety-pod-teacher-and-parent-training-for-the-challenges-of-eco-anxious-youth/

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