How to help a child who needs comfort when a teacher because of emotional needs that are part of daily school experiences?
Written by Eric Uthus on October 2, 2020
When child needs comfort from a teacher because of emotional needs that are a part of daily school experiences; separation from parent(s), injury, fear, fatigue, frustration.
When child comes to a teacher and grabs the teacher in an effort to receive physical and emotional comfort. Child does not respond to verbal redirection.
When child moves toward other students and cannot maintain social distance from another student due to their emotional needs. Child does not respond to verbal redirections.
Enter the box to do what is needed to support the child. Look for opportunities to minimize the time that you are within six feet of one another. If the time is going to be more than an in and out, please put on PPE – mask, face shield and gloves.
In all of the above look for opportunities to minimize the time that you are within six feet of one another and avoid being face to face with the child.