The Conversation News Archive
The Conversation: Beyond self-care –Try these 5 therapeutic tools to manage stress better during COVID-19 restrictions
December 16, 2020 —
Here are five key Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) strategies that validate difficult emotions invoked by the pandemic and make the case for changing automatic reactions that may be driven by strong emotions, such as self-medicating with substances, starting an argument or eating a pint of ice cream to feel better.
The Conversation: Students with disabilities should have the option of in-person learning during COVID-19 school closures
November 24, 2020 —
Schools should be making plans to continue safe in-person learning for students with disabilities for whom remote learning simply does not work.
November 17, 2020 —
'Following president-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the United States, a campaign video of him reading Irish poet Seamus Heaney’s verse adaptation of an ancient Greek play went viral'
The Conversation: First World War poet Wilfred Owen, treated for shell shock, carried readers into the horror of war
November 6, 2020 —
This article is written by Mark Libin, Associate Professor, Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media, University of Manitoba and first appeared on The Conversation
September 4, 2020 —
The evidence that human activity has warmed the global climate over the past century is incontrovertible. Individual extreme events are, however, influenced by many other factors.
August 24, 2020 —
Wearing masks is now recommended in schools in Canada and the United States, for example, so it is imperative to look for solutions that mitigate the negative social, relational and physical effects on students and teachers.
August 17, 2020 —
The potential long-term consequences on children from increased parental stress, anxiety and depression are only beginning to be understood.
August 12, 2020 —
COVID-19 has placed a spotlight on the inequities of Canada’s current “curative” health-care system and the problems associated with viewing health policy in isolation from social factors.
June 1, 2020 —
Food security is an essential issue brought to light by COVID-19.
May 8, 2020 —
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing health-care providers to change the way they support breastfeeding mothers