School and System Leaders
School leaders, like principals and vice-principals, and system leaders, like directors and superintendents of education, establish foundations for quality, consistency, and sustainability in school mental health.
You create the supportive environments needed for effective and sustainable practices in school mental health. Discover how mental health leadership strategies build foundations for upstream promotion and prevention services.
Learning never stops. Explore this section to build your mental health knowledge and related leadership skills so you can effectively set the stage, bring people along, and foster compassionate collaboration and care.
Working alongside system and school leaders, we have compiled resources and tools to make your work easier.
This guide is intended to support principals, vice principals, and leadership teams to engage in school-wide discussions about social-emotional learning. It provides a school-reflection tool to suppor...
The 6Rs for school leaders is adapted from the 6Rs Guidance Teacher Resource and provides an example of an approach that can be used by school leaders in supporting students seeking help. The 6Rs Fram...
This tip sheet is intended to support school leaders as they engage in conversations with parents and families about their child’s mental health and well-being at school. It provides information...
Individuals and families have experienced the COVID-19 pandemicin unique and varied ways. For some, significant changes to daily routines, a sense of isolation and loss, and various other factors may ...
Return to School During COVID-19: Considerations for Ontario’s Child and Youth Community Mental Health Service Providers
In Return to School During COVID-19: Considerations for Ontario’s Child and Youth Community Mental Health Service Providers, Children’s Mental Health Ontario and its partner, Ontario Centre o...
School Mental Health Decision Support Tool: Student Mental Health Awareness Initiatives – Version for School Administrators
This tool will help to support the school decision-making process related to particular mental health awareness products or services and aims to ensure alignment with the board/school mental health st...