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.
Jeff McCoy, Associate Superintendent for Academics at Greenville County Schools and subject matter expert in the development of our product “Teaching Resiliency & Growth for Educators” shares his expertise about the importance of providing educators with the tools and knowledge to help students navigate stress, uncertainty, adversity, and trauma.
In our most recent webinar, we reviewed recent efficacy data, discussed strategies for reducing alcohol misuse on campus, and presented a brief demo of our training for students entitled “Alcohol & Other Drugs.” Read for highlights of the webinar and where to find the full recording.
Teen dating violence has become a growing epidemic that affects millions of youths in the United States. Learn more about our new training that gives educators the knowledge and skills to identify the different forms of dating violence and gain the confidence to have a trauma-informed disclosure conversation with a student.
This year’s campaign theme for International Women’s Day is #EmbraceEquity. The Kognito team is passionate about this theme and started a conversation around embracing equity and why gender equity creates a gender equal world. Read to see what we had to say.
We recently spoke with Kerri Geesey, third-grade teacher at Wallenpaupack Area School District and subject matter expert in the development of Friend2Friend: Bullying Prevention. Read for insights on bullying prevention in today’s academic and social environment.
We recently held a webinar exploring the topic of teen dating violence and the role educators play in understanding and identifying relationship abuse. Read for highlights and where to find the full webinar recording.
According to the CDC, 1 in 5 students reported being bullied on school property. Learn more about our new product for students, Friend2Friend: Bullying Prevention, and how it helps to build safe and inclusive school climates.
We’re excited to announce the release of a new training program joining our products for students, Friend2Friend: Resiliency & Growth. Learn more about this simulation and the importance for learning these skills to set the foundation for improved outcomes both academically and socially.
Protecting our Youth from Abuse, to Neglect, & Trafficking:
A Conversation with Youth Protection Advocate Carissa Coons
With the release of our product Protecting Our Youth, we’ve had many discussions with professionals on the importance of training that teaches skills in identifying, preventing, and reporting child abuse, neglect and trafficking. Check out this interview with youth protection advocate and subject matter expert Carissa Coons for more insight.