The Pros and Cons of Teachers Becoming Grief Counselors

Bookmark Article



Bookmark Article


On ‘Psychology Behind the Headlines’, hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest therapist Ryan Heapy discuss on the new grief counseling training teachers are getting to better support students that are facing loss.

Teachers as Support Figures

Teachers can be crucial support figures for grieving students, offering familiarity and a safe space.

Potential Drawbacks

Adding grief counseling responsibilities may overburden teachers and create new liabilities if not carefully implemented.

The Need for Mental Health Resources

Increasing access to professional mental health services in schools ensures students get specialized care and teachers can focus on their primary roles.

Editorial Team
Editorial Team
At the heart of MHTN - America's pioneering 24/7 Mental Health TV Network - is our editorial team, a dynamic group of professionals united by a shared commitment to transforming the conversation around mental health. Our team is composed of seasoned journalists, mental health experts, researchers, and storytellers, each bringing a wealth of experience and a passion for advocacy.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Read more


Related Articles