May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Please download and have a look at these awesome lessons using Mentor Texts!! I love the lessons – if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me.

Here is a website that has ideas and activities for the month of May – who are we kidding, this is good stuff that can be used any time of year!! https://mentalhealthweek.ca/

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 Mental Health & Well-Being in School District 60. Send me a quick email if you are interested in learning more about Social-Emotional Learning & Mental Health Literacy, I’m happy to work together & share valuable ideas, strategies and lessons that can be used K-12!!

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 that includes a conversation guide, helpful tips for the workplace, as well as, shareable images for all to use to show their support. Find out more

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