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CAST LIVE: COPING with COVID-19, Mental Health During a Pandemic with Dr. Margaret R. Mauzé
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The uncertainty created by COVID-19 continues to impact the everyday lives of families across our community, including our young learners. Dr. Margaret R. Mauzé joined us for CAST LIVE and shared her insights on how to identify the impact of the pandemic in our daily lives and to define ways to cope with stress, change, and uncertainty in a healthy way.

About Dr. Margaret R. Mauzé

Margaret R. Mauzé, PhD, ABPP is a Board-Certified Pediatric Psychologist.  She graduated from Georgetown University as an undergraduate where she double majored in English and Psychology. She received her PhD in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology from the University of Kansas in 2005. In 2008, she achieved specialty board certification in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, the youngest psychologist in the country at the time to do so. She spent 8 years as a staff psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital where she was also the Director of the Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.  She moved to Texas in 2012 where she opened her own private practice. She currently serves as a consultant at The Acorn: A School for Young Children. She has over 25 professional publications, including a collaboration on a children’s book about anxiety, “William the What If Wonder: On His First Day of School,” which was featured on Showcase with Barbara Keller in 2019. Her most important role is as mom to her two young boys.

Session was moderated by Sarah Guerrero, Senior, Advanced Learning Academy

Additional Resources:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • 24 Hour Crisis & Substance Use Helpline (Bexar County Specific): 800-316-9241
  • National Alliance for Mental Health Help Line: 800-950-NAMI from 9AM-5PM


CAST is constantly striving to reinvent schooling in order to maximize learning opportunities for their young learners. In this time when schools are physically closed for the remainder of the school year, the CAST promise of providing each student with authentic learning experiences continues. Through CAST LIVE we are providing connectedness in a time of social distancing, enriching the community in a time of ambiguity. CAST LIVE is a platform to share stories of hope and resilience. Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we at CAST are confident that our students will be fully prepared to lead the way.


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