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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 training 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 Workshop Series

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.

Building Relationships, Belonging & Safe Structures

Building Relationships, Belonging & Safe Structures

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.

Introduction to Developmental Resilience

Introduction to Developmental Resilience

Youth are facing their own challenges in addition to the stresses of the pandemic, racial injustice, political unrest, and climate crisis. This is the first workshop in a multi-part professional development series that introduces PEAR’s new theory and practice of building resiliency in the engagement with adversity.

Clover Model Framework Training

Social Emotional Learning Framework Training: The Clover Model

Learn how you can use PEAR's Clover Model understand social-emotional development and use to create dynamic youth programming and meet your youth's social and emotional needs.

Supporting Educator Wellness and Reducing Burnout

Supporting Educator Wellness and Reducing Burnout

Educators are leaving the field in record rates and those who are staying are reporting burnout and stress. This workshop helps educators build their personal wellness toolkit beyond the pandemic.

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