Mental Health Literacy, Positive School Culture

Addressing Mental Health in the Classroom – handouts

We had a great turn out for the Positive School Culture Session on February 7th, 2019. Teachers, Administrators and trustees participated in a BCTF workshop facilitated by Anne Saar from Prince George. Please click on the following to open or download handouts, key discussion points and useful links from the workshop. I am looking forward to continuing the learning around…

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Mental Health Literacy

Mental Health — PowerPoint & Teaching Notes – Jan. 30th!!

Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 30th, 2019Dedicated to moving mental health forward in Canada, Bell Let’s Talk campaign promotes awareness and action with a strategy built on fighting stigma, improving access to care, supporting research and leading by example in workplace mental health. Want to help end the stigma, but not sure how? Bell Let’s Talk created a toolkit…

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Positive School Culture

World Kindness Day November 13th

If you can anything …. be kind!! Please click the link for ideas, lessons & recommended books to teach kindness!!  Or send me an email at cmcgarroch@prn.bc.ca, for more ideas and lessons on kindness!! Wonder Kindness Short Video Read Kindness Books Kindness Family Toolkit Sign Up To Recieve Kindness Curriculum Spread Kindness Campaign

Positive School Culture, School Connectedness, Social-Emotional Learning

Great enthusiasm at today’s Rep Session!!

Thanks to all the attendees for the rich discussion and sharing during the Positive School Culture Session today.  Tentatively we meet on February 7th from 1-3 in the DDC for our second session (I will confirm details when I know the TTOC situation – some people were unable to make today’s session due to a TTOC shortage).  Our Celebration is…

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Social-Emotional Learning

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) is the world’s leading organization advancing one of the most important fields in education in decades: the practice of promoting integrated academic, social, and emotional learning for all children in preschool through high school. 5 domains of social-emotional learning Print the wheel & competencies EnglishWheel (2) Social and emotional learning (SEL) is…

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Mental Health Literacy, Social-Emotional Learning

Mental Health Literacy

UBC offers free online training to support educators with Mental Health Literacy.  Have a look at a couple of different course offerings …. let’s support ALL students! http://teenmentalhealth.org/schoolmhl/professional-learning/pre-service-mental-health-literacy-curriculum/ Watch this video to get started!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cuWTFiLYVA