21-22 Staff: Mental Health 7

Prompt How has the pandemic changed our lives at school? How might some staff be struggling more than others? How might those who suffered less impact be a stabilizing and supportive presence? Connecting What might be helpful for administration to know?  Weekly...

21-22 Staff: Mental Health 6

Prompt There are three common causes of anxiety in children. 1. Separation from something that would provide comfort/sense of security2. Social anxiety – fear of a social situation, social competence 3. Phobias or fear of something specific This time, instead of...

21-22 Staff: Mental Health 5

Introduction Let your staff take a moment to review the following document: Signs of Childhood Depression Because you’ll be giving them time to read and reflect on the list of symptoms, you may want to shorten each person’s allotted time. Prompt The...

21-22 Staff: Mental Health 4

Prompt More and more students are voicing how stressed they are. With your time today, label what you think some of the causes are for so many youth to struggle with stress. Connecting How were your thoughts similar? Weekly Challenge Be aware of students who seem...

21-22 Staff: Mental Health 3

Introduction What makes students feel marginalized? Today we’re looking at what influences or intimidates some of our students.   Prompt Why do some students feel marginalized? What factors contribute to this? What kinds of issues do they have in their lives?...