Staff Self-Care August 2020
LISD Counseling and Social Work Services
Happy first week of school!
Dedicated, Tireless, Persevering.
Your love for your students and your profession is evident in everything you do. We see you.
We know that these last few weeks you have been so busy taking care of your students and families, we want to remind you to take care of yourself.
What can I do??
Be intentional with your self-care.
Self-care has 3 areas - mental, physical, and social. Try to pour into each of the 3 areas when implementing a self-care plan.
Check out the list below for some great suggestions.
How can I take care of myself physically?
Watch the video below from Karen Bradford. A retired LISD staff member who now is a yoga instructor. She created a brief 15-minute chair yoga session for you to relive some of the kinks and get the brain break you need.
How can I take care of myself while working remotely?
Here are some more resources ...
LISD Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Lewisville ISD offers all employees access to an Employee Assistance Plan through UnumProvident’s work-life balance program. When you need help with work, home, personal or family issues, UnumProvident’s work-life balance program is available. There is no charge when you use it. The work-life balance program has consultants who speak Spanish and offers simultaneous translation into more than 140 languages as well as TTY access for hearing-disabled customers.
One toll-free number to UnumProvident’s work-life balance program can help you find solutions to problems. Every call is answered by an experienced, masters-level consultant who can help in a variety of ways, including:
- Personalized searches and referrals
- Online Resources
- Online Financial Calculators
- Face to Face Consultants – If needed, consultants can arrange up to three in-person sessions for you to talk to a counselor at no charge.
- Educational Materials
- Tips-on Tape
- Will Preparation
To access your Employee Assistance Plan call toll free any time, day or night:
Spanish Language Phone Line: 1-877-858-2147
Or visit UnumProvident’s work-life balance website at:
NOTE: You must be a current employee of Lewisville ISD (other than a substitute) to access this plan.