School and system leaders need knowledge and skills in mental health leadership strategies and school mental health literacy. Boost your confidence to support student mental health in your school or board by learning more about these topics.
Mental Health Leadership Strategies
Deepen your learning in these focus areas to help you in leading mentally healthy schools:
Think in Tiers and Focus on the Positive
Consider the AIM triangle and the upstream role of schools in supporting student mental health.
We have created a number of learning resources designed to build school mental health literacy in role-specific, action-oriented ways. Consult with your board Mental Health Leader for in-person learning and training opportunities.
MH LIT – Mental Health in Action for elementary educators
The MH LIT – Mental Health in Action course is designed to provide elementary educators with basic knowledge and information related to mental health, strategies to enhance student mental health, and everyday practices for use in the classroom.
Expected launch date: January 2020
LEARN about mental health.
INSPIRE through your actions.
TEACH in ways that encourage belonging and that support student mental health.
Duration: 6 hours
Format: 6 learning modules, self-paced, online
Result: certificate of completion for your portfolio
We will continue to expand our resources based on input. Please send us your ideas for topics to cover so we can meet your professional learning needs.
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Need help now?
We don’t provide mental health advice, counselling or treatment. If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department. You can also reach out to Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.