Educator Blog

Information and inspiration for thought-leaders in mental wellness and education

Our blog features a variety of content from the latest trends and social issues impacting education, to interviews with subject matter experts and clients who are successfully using Kognito products. Additionally, we also feature cutting edge research from our in-house team related to student and athlete mental health, product efficacy and cultivating resiliency after trauma. Check in weekly for the latest blog updates.

Trauma-Informed Practices: Trauma Training for Schools from Kognito

Kognito’s new professional development solution prepares educators to recognize and respond to students experiencing distress from a traumatic experience.

Post-Harvey, Houston Teachers Learn to Respond to Trauma

New York City, NY — One year after Hurricane Harvey, Houston-area teachers have a new tool to respond to children who have experienced trauma or distress through a new online professional development program.

Building Student Conversation Skills into Social-Emotional Learning

How are we as educators, mental health specialists, parents, and mentors ensuring that we foster positive communication with and among our students?

National Coming Out Day

On National Coming Out Day and every day, conversations with a supportive adult can make a big impact for LGBTQ youth and young adults.

Virtual Humans in New App Help CDC Educate Breast Cancer Patients About Diagnosis & Treatment Options

New York City, NY—For the first time, an app using virtual human technology is enabling newly diagnosed breast cancer patients to learn about their treatment options.

Who Plays a Role in College Student Mental Health?

Learn what colleges and universities can do to bring awareness to mental health and meet the needs of students in distress.

4 Tips for Having a Conversation About Suicide

Suicide is a sensitive topic that is not easy to bring up, but when you know how to talk about suicide, you can help someone access the care they need.

5 Mistakes to Avoid with Patient Provider Communication

For health professionals, knowing how to communicate with patients effectively is key to improving health outcomes.

Trauma-Informed Interventions: The Role of Educators

With growing attention on student wellbeing, building better student relationships is an emerging focus for both teachers in the K-12 space and faculty and staff in the higher education space.

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