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Socio-Psychological Health and Stress Management of Teachers amidst Pandemic: Basis for Coping Development Program

Volume: 116  ,  Issue: 1 , January    Published Date: 04 January 2023
Publisher Name: IJRP
Views: 65  ,  Download: 28 , Pages: 126 - 133    
DOI: 10.47119/IJRP1001161120234390

Authors

# Author Name
1 MARICEL D. HALLARSIS

Abstract

The psychological condition and stress level of teachers are two important factors that help them to develop holistic classroom managers and education front liners teachers are the shock absorbers of the Department of Education (DepEd).  This study aimed to determine the socio-psychological health and stress management of teachers the light of COVID-19 pandemic at East Isulan District. The researcher utilized the descriptive- correlational method. The researcher utilized the one hundred (100) teacher respondents to answer the data gathering tool on the level of socio-psychological health and stress management of teachers. The socio-psychological condition of teachers in terms of social, emotional and behavioural was rated high. Teachers manifested extraordinary socio-psychological condition by socially engaged in different activities that boasted their positivity amidst the pandemic. They have high level of stress management activities that utilized like social support, leisure activities, professional training and healthy living.  Teachers engaged in different social activities and strategies like spending wisely, and attending various social gatherings as part of their stress management mechanisms.   It is recommended that the school management may provide effective support mechanism to overcome anxiety, burnt out and excessive workloads.

Keywords

  • stress management
  • Socio-psychological health
  • stress management
  • teachers