Professional Development

Created by leading mental health and education experts at Partnerships in Education and Resilience (PEAR) and incubated at Harvard and McLean Hospital, PEAR's professional development opportunities are designed to help educators, youth, and their communities thrive. 


PEAR is committed to create a professional development experience that is right for your team. Please contact us to discuss workshop duration, group size, certificate and professional development points options. All workshops are virtual, and we can provide in-person training options in the Northeast and other select regions. Email to learn more. 

Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis and Disruptive Behaviors

Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis and Disruptive Behaviors

Three Workshops (2 hours each)

Youth mental health is at a crisis—the Surgeon General has issued an advisory on the urgency of the problem. This 3-workshop series offers solutions for educators.

Workshop Options:
1. Understanding the Present Situation from a Mental Health Perspective
2. How Do We Know What Youth are Going Through?
3. A New Vision of the Three Tiers of Support

Building Relationships, Belonging & Safe Structures

Building Relationships, Belonging & Safe Structures

Three workshops (2 hours each)

The disruption of the pandemic has led youth to feel disconnected from learning and their peers. This 3-workshop series helps educators create rituals and norms, reduce disruptions and build connections.

Workshop Options:
1. Reimagining Belonging
2. Connection and Reconnection: Structure, Agreements, and Rituals
3. Relationships and Identity

Supporting Educator Wellness and Reducing Burnout

One Workshop (2 options)